Abdul Hafiz Koroma is the Vice President of International Affairs and Strategic Partnerships of The Last Well. Previously he served as Senior WASH Advisor and Government Engagement Specialist of The Last Well. Abdul performs strategic advisory role in key areas such as WASH sector governance, developing and designing service delivery strategies, country-led monitoring, outcome evaluation and sector learning, key relationship building with international organizations and governments as well as, sector guidance to the leadership team of The Last Well.
Before joining the Last Well, Mr. Koroma worked with the Government of Liberia as a key WASH figure, serving as National WASH Sector Coordinator and was very instrumental in the establishment of Liberia’s first National Water Regulatory Commission. In this capacity he served as Liberia’s WASH Cluster Coordinator during the infamous Ebola virus disease outbreak and was a key planner during the response efforts. Prior to that role, Abdul served as the Deputy Project Manager and Monitoring Specialist for the World Bank Water and Sanitation Programme in Kenya where he had key responsibilities for an amazing mapping project in Liberia. In this role, he pioneered Liberia’s first water point atlas as a member of the World Bank water team.
Abdul Holds a Master of Art degree in Environment, Society, and Development from the National University of Ireland in Galway, where he studied global geopolitics, environmental and social policy, and international development. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Liberia. He also studied Water Resources Management at the University of Geneva in Switzerland and holds professional study certificates from Harvard University where he completed courses in emergency response activities.