Francesca Greco is the Gender and Water Officer at the World Water Assessment Programme of UNESCO ( WWAP). She conducts gender mainstreaming for all WWAP projects, programmes and products.
She has 12 years experience in development projects in the water sector, water research and water policy analysis as well as capacity building and resource mobilization.
Graduated in International Relations and Diplomacy in Bologna, she holds a master’s degree in “Development Studies” from the School of Oriental and African Studies - University of London, with specialization in water policy and gender studies.
She is currently a PhD candidate in Water Policy at the Geography Department of King's College London with Prof.Tony Allan and Dr.Daanish Mustafa.Since 2003 she is an active member of the "London Water Research Group".
Specialized in groundwater, virtual water and water&food trade,before joining WWAP in 2011, she worked for UNESCO in Sub-Saharan Africa (Ghana).