Research and Professional Interests
Peter Lochery is an environmental engineer with over 30 years of experience in the water sector. He has worked in the private sector, with the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program, and latterly with CARE. Since joining CARE in 1995, he has been responsible for providing leadership to CARE’s relief and development programming in water and sanitation and water resources. He has supported CARE’s participation in international, regional and in-country partnerships as a means of building capacity, reaching consensus on best practice, strengthening advocacy, and increasing investment in the sector. Peter has led CARE’s advocacy for increased awareness of and support for water, sanitation and hygiene in developing countries. He has worked closely with major U.S. foundations to develop long-term programs with a focus on learning, and has facilitated relationships with the private sector to extend corporate social responsibility into the sustainable provision of goods and services that contribute to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.
He is a board member of three non-profits: Building Partnerships for Development in Water and Sanitation, the Millennium Water Alliance, and Water Advocates.
Mr. Lochery attended a high level conference organized by the Global Water Program at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center on Accelerating sustainable, people-centered integrated water services for the poor, August 29 - September 2, 2011.
environmental engineering, CARE, water, sanitation and hygiene