Our Team

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Team Leader
Mr Turner has more than 20 years experience in coordinating large multi-donor and agency integrated international water and environmental programmes both river basin and large marine ecosystems and experience in the technical and scientific fields required for the implementation of the WFD and other EU Directives related to river basin management.
River basin management expert
Mr. Zurab Jincharadze possesses over 17 years of professional experience in environmental planning and policy issues, more specifically in concrete clusters of environmental planning, such as Integrated Water Resource Management and in River Basin Management.
Romina Alvarez
Ecology and Biology Expert
Mrs. Alvarez possess a PhD in biology from the University of Vigo, Spain. She is biologist and international project manager, specialized in environmental and limnological projects. During her 14 years of professional experience she has been mainly involved in projects related to the implementation of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) in different basins
Hydro-morphology expert
Ms. Kolcova is a Hydrology Engineer with proven 32 years of professional experience in Hydro-morphology (Continental/Surface Hydrology). She has developed her professional career in Latvia and in the Russian Federation, where she has worked for a number of publicly mandated bodies operating in areas related to Hydrology, Hydro – meteorology and Hydro- morphology.
Groundwater Expert
Mr. Paukstys is a hydrogeologist who developed his 40- year professional career primarily in Lithuania. He has also undertaken missions to other new EU Member States such as Latvia, Estonia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania, and has also worked in countries beneficiary of this project, such as Ukraine, the Russian Federation and Moldova.