2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum


Barbara Schreiner

Executive Director
Water Integrity Network


Barbara Schreiner is Executive Director of the Water Integrity Network. She has over 20 years’ experience in water management in developing countries, with a focus on good governance and addressing poverty, inequality, gender and other forms of social and economic marginalisation. Previously she was Executive Director of the Pegasys Institute, a not-for-profit organisation working to find African solutions to African challenges in water and infrastructure management. She has worked as a consultant and in senior management in the public sector in South Africa, including as Ministerial advisor. She has been active on a number of Boards: the International Water Management Institute, the International Steering Committee of the Global Water Partnership, the Isimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site, and as Chairperson of the Water Research Commission of South Africa. She is currently a member of the Advisory Committee to the Minister of Water and Sanitation in South Africa.