François Münger is a Swiss native who holds master’s degrees in geophysics and mineralogy (Univ. Lausanne), hydrogeology (Univ. Neuchâtel), and environmental engineering and biotechnology (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – EPFL), who is currently head of the Geneva Water Hub. His career spans many public and private institutions in Switzerland, Africa, Latin America, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. He notably was the Chief of the Central America Water Programme for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and a Senior Water Specialist at the World Bank for a deep borehole drilling project in Africa. After heading SDC’s Global Water Program for the past eight years, François was awarded the title of Swiss Special Envoy for Water and given responsibility for the creation and development of the Geneva Water Hub in 2015. This advocacy organization and think tank will become a centre of the University of Geneva in 2017.