WaterAid is pleased to announce the appointment of Sol Oyuela as Global Director of Policy and Campaigns. Ms Oyuela will join WaterAid on 1 April.
Ms Oyuela joins from Unicef UK where she has been Director of Advocacy and Public Affairs for the last five years. She has also held senior roles at Christian Aid, CAFOD and Progressio, focused on advocacy, climate change policy and water resource management. Earlier in her career, she was a policy advisor to the Embassy of Argentina to the Vatican.
At WaterAid she will lead the global policy, advocacy and campaigns team, with a base in London.
Ms Oyuela said:
“I’m excited to join WaterAid at such a crucial time in its mission. I passionately believe that we can and must achieve the right of everyone, everywhere to have access to water and sanitation within a generation. I can’t wait to work with this brilliant team to help make this a reality.”
WaterAid Chief Executive Tim Wainwright said:
“We are all very much looking forward to welcoming Sol to our team in April. Her energy, drive, and strong track record as a global advocate will be invaluable as we work to achieve our mission to ensure everyone, everywhere has access to clean water, a decent toilet and good hygiene.”