Anders Berntell
Executive Director
2030 Water Resources Group

Anders Berntell, a biologist by training, has worked within the field of water, environment and development for 30 years. In 2011 he was named Executive Director of the 2030 Water Resources Group, a public-private-civil society global initiative aimed at supporting governments accelerate their progress towards water security.

Previously Berntell worked 10 years as Executive Director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), where he was responsible for overall development and direction of SIWI’s activities. This includes administration of the globally reputed World Water Week, SIWI’s Knowledge Services and SIWI water prize activities.

Prior to SIWI, he was Director of Water at the Swedish Ministry of the Environment for seven years and held overall responsibility for all national and international water issues.