Lisa Guppy is a Project Officer at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health. She has experience in all parts of the disaster/development cycle and has worked in humanitarian response in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. She has undertaken research in sustainable development in Australia and South-East Asia and has worked in disaster risk reduction from a headquarters perspective in Geneva, Switzerland. She has a broad understanding of water in developed and developing countries and diverse experience with results-oriented research in humanitarian and rural development contexts. For more on Lisa’s work, visit UNU.edu.