Ned Breslin

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In May 2009 "Water For People, a nonprofit international development organization based in Denver, Colo., USA, has named Ned Breslin its Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Breslin has been serving in the role of Acting CEO for the past eight months. He joined Water For People in January 2006 as the Director of International Programs.

"As Director of International Programs, Mr. Breslin oversaw the organization’s expansion into the Dominican Republic, Peru, Rwanda, and Uganda, as well as led the existing programs in Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, and Malawi. During his tenure, international programs grew from a $3.3 million budget to a $6.5 million budget, [providing safe water] to 91,722 people and sanitation facilities to 92,983 people in 2008.

"Mr. Breslin has worked in the water and sanitation sector for several NGOs since the 1980s, including the Lutheran World Relief, the Mvula Trust and WaterAid. He has a Masters of Arts Degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York." [1]

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  1. Ned Breslin new CEO Water for People, washnames, accessed February 19, 2010.