Ricardo Sandoval Minero
Ricardo Sandoval Minero is a civil engineer with a master’s degree in Economic and Financial Engineering Relating to Water from Mexico’s National Autonomous University (UNAM) and a Diploma in Sustainable Development from the University of Guanajuato (UG). He holds an International Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development from the Colegio de México. He also has a master’s degree in Modeling, Optimization, Decision and Organization from the Université Paris Dauphine (Paris IX). He is a member of the LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) program.
Ricardo is a former regional member and institutional development coordinator of the governing board of Mexico’s National Association of Water and Sanitation Utilities (ANEAS). He is currently the Academic Coordinator of the Utility Provider Management diploma course taught by UNAM’s Further Education and Distance Learning Department, a program which is sponsored by UN-Habitat and ANEAS.
He is also a member of the Board of the Inter-American Water Resources Network and a former Deputy General Director of Systems Engineering for Planning at Mexico’s National Water Commission (CONAGUA), and a former Director General of Planning and Executive Secretary of Guanajuato’s State Water Commission (CEAG). He has served as Director General at Guanajuato’s Municipal Water, Sewerage, and Sanitation System. He has also served as an advisor to the World Bank, GIZ, KfW, AFD, UN agencies such as UN-Habitat and UNODC, and to private companies, providing input on public policy issues relating to water and the environment, institutional matters, and utility provider management.