Tabitha is a development expert with ample experience in the development and management of WASH PPPs (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Public Private Partnerships).
She is the founder of IDleaks, winner of the JongOS (Young Development Practitioners) Innovation Award, and has lived and worked in Kenya from 2014-2018 managing several WASH and ICT programmes across East Africa, and setting up a $35 million WASH PPP in northern Kenya. Tabitha was formerly employed by among others Akvo, Aqua for All and Hivos.
Besides serving the board of KIFFWA, Tabitha manages the Finance for Water portfolio at the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and serves as community manager for the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW).
Tabitha holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Cultural Anthropology and an Advanced Master of Science (AMID) in International Development from the Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands.