WEE Pros team brings the benefit of a diverse knowledge working with public utilities, private sector, local communities and international donor agencies. We help our clients in analyzing problems and offer adequate solutions.
Dr. Mustafa Nasereddin
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Dr. -Ing. Mustafa Nasereddin is an Environmental and Water Resources Management engineer who obtained his Ph.D. engineering degree from the University of the German Federal Armed Forces in Munich (Universität der Bundeswehr München), and had completed double master degree in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) from Jordan University and Cologne University for Applied Sciences in Germany. Before starting WEE Pros in Bonn; Mustafa served as the Director of Programs and Technical Services/Acting Secretary General at the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) from 2010-2016. He managed projects, training programs, technical working groups and the Arab Water Week and ACWUA best practices conferences. Mustafa as regional water utilities management expert worked with many international organizations and donor agencies (GIZ, KfW, EU, Sida, EBRD, USAID, World Bank, OFID, JICA, AfD and UN organizations) on regional development projects serving water and sanitation sector in the region.
Besides his management leading capacity at WEE Pros GmbH; including managing ongoing projects, business and proposals development; Dr. Nasereddin has been engaged in other technical assignments and projects within WEE Pros projects portfolio:
- Team Leader for short term assignment: Development of a Concept Note for the Energy Efficiency Center of Excellence in Mafraq Governorate in Jordan-GIZ TWEED II program
- Regional capacity development expert, German Credit Facility to Assist the Return of IDPs in Iraq (GCFI), Republic of Iraq
- International Team Leader for field of Activity B: Provision of Services to Increase Water Efficiency Project, under GIZ-Vocational Training and Skill Enhancement for Jordanians and Syrian Refugees in the Water Sector (VTW) Project
- O&M short term expert for the assessment of 94 sewage treatment plants in Saudi Arabia
- WASH expert for the Union for Mediterranean (UfM) technical assistance team coordinating the development process the Water Agenda
- Water Efficiency expert, Market Study for Market Study on Climate Resilient Building and resources efficiency in Jordan
- Technical back stopper for Jordan Integrated Landscape Management Initiative (JILMI) – GCF Project Preparation Phase in cooperation with IUCN in Jordan
- Technical back stopper for the Technical Assistance project to Libyan Water Institutions Planning for and building resilience to future shocks funded by the World Bank
Dr. Nasereddin academic publications:
- MSc dissertation: “Water Demand Forecasting for Residential Areas in Amman”
- Ph. D published thesis: “Developing and Testing Benchmarking System for Water Utilities in Jordan”
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Feras Matar is an International Water and Wastewater Expert with more than 16 years of experience in institutional development, capacity building, technical assistance for water utilities, wastewater treatment & reuse and evaluation of donors’ funded projects. Mr. Matar holds M.Sc. in Water and Environmental Engineering from Birzeit University and Double Master Degree in Integrated Water Resources Management from Cologne University of Applied Science and University of Jordan.
Mr. Matar is a Certified Water Utility Manager from the Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Ministry of Labour in Jordan. He is also a certified Water Training Manager and Trainer by the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA). He worked on projects funded by international donors (KfW, GIZ, AFD, WB, EU, USAID).
Through his current and previous works, he worked and managed several capacity building and technical assistance projects for water utilities related to improving of operation and maintenance of water systems, improving of water and energy efficiency, institutional development and non-revenue water management in MENA Region. He also managed several PSP and PPP projects in Jordan for improving the energy efficiency of water utilities and sludge management. Mr. Matar delivered many regional training courses including Utility Management, O&M of WWTPs, Training Needs Assessment, Training of Trainers, and other technical topics. Also, he was the chairman of the steering committee of the Model Skills Centre of Excellence in the Water and Environment Sector in Jordan.
Also, he managed projects related to wastewater treatment and reuse in developing countries including management of decentralized wastewater systems.
Eng. Ghazi Qussous, graduated from France as Aerial Surveying Engineer with GIS specialization. Worked at the Royal Jordanian Geographic Center (RJGC) as head of GIS division which he created. He has over 35 years’ experience filling different positions; project management, corporate GIS/Database senior expert, NRW GIS Expert, team leader for multidisciplinary team of experts in different countries mainly Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Egypt, Algeria, Tunis and Lebanon.
Besides being a GIS expert in projects in many Arab and other countries in the field of Water, Waste water, Roads, Regional and Urban planning and field survey teams with different donors funded projects (EU, GIZ, KFW, USAID, UNICEF) besides local funding in Jordan and Syria, he worked as well extensively in business process documentation, user needs analysis and analysis of business process in water utilities, design and create customized GIS conceptual and physical database designs to support, integrate and optimise the business through the introduction of analytical tools such as GIS and related tools and applications.
He worked in many countries for the integration of GIS with Customers databases and field Comprehensive Subscribers Surveys (CSS) databases, as well as integration of GIS in the “Operations and Maintenance” and Hydraulic Modelling. Creating GIS/database departments for public organizations and water utilities including job profiles, staff selections, setting training programs. Preparing ICT requirements, databases and GIS related tenders, specifications and procurement documents for computers, servers and peripherals.
Ramez Al Madhoun
Water Utilities Commercial Expert
He is a senior professional with more than 25 years of experience, with more than 20 years of them in the area of infrastructure management and systems building. He had done extensive work in the water sector in Kuwait, Palestine, Syria and Jordan as Water Utility Manager at executive level.
Mr. Al Madhoun is WASH expert with expertise in customer service systems management, domestic network and service provision in rural and urban settings. He managed WASH services in areas in conflict as an integral part of his day to day workload. His contribution focused on supporting communities transitioning from crisis to development where systems need to be established and/or rebuilt.
He is a qualified trainer, public educator and analyst in multiple areas; Monitoring & Evaluation; WASH; utilities management, setting performance indicators; managing Non-Revenue Water (NRW), capacity building and organization development; needs assessments and gap analysis; strategic and corporate planning; design & implementation of computerized billing and CS systems; resilience and recovery in post conflict settings. He has deep understanding to the MENA region and its socio-political complexities, which enabled him to analysing the different situations and anticipate scenarios as they evolve.
Mr. Al Madhoun holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Master’s degree in Economics of Development (Economics), with research on “Performance of Water and Wastewater Services Providers and Requirements to achieve sustainable development goals in Gaza Strip”
Dr. Maha Al Zu’bi
Environment and Climate Change Expert
Maha Al-Zu’bi has a PhD from the University of Calgary in Environmental Design. She has over fifteen years of experience in managing public and international (UNDP, WB, GIZ, JICA, KOICA, UNEP, USAID) funded programs and projects in various development sectors including water, energy, agriculture, tourism, transport, waste, and environment. Further, she has more than 5 years of experience in managing academic/research initiatives, such as the Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low Carbon Unconventional Resources -funded by Canada First Research Excellence Fund- at the University of Calgary. She has extensive experience in international development, donor coordination; resource mobilization and financial management with different organization both in Canada and the Middle East.
Maha conducted most of her research in the Middle East, focusing on the Arab region, with the goal of proposing local climate policy and principles for governance of climate change adaptation and mitigation. She has published in peer-reviewed journals related to climate change governance, green roof policy, and energy-water-food nexus. Maha’s areas of expertise are environmental policy design, action planning, climate change adaptation and governance, public policy, green growth/economy, energy environmental systems, public participation, and sustainable development.
Dr. Khaled Rajab
Senior development expert, team leader, and trainer with more than 15 years’ experience in strategic planning, project management, local governments, institutional development, monitoring and evaluation, rule of law, and justice reform. Highly skilled in project design, management, and administration for internationally funded multi-million programs and projects. Designed, managed, and supervised the implementation of over $100 million of donor’s programs focusing on community infrastructure, municipal services, planning, capacity building, and policy formulation in the local government sector.
Dr. Rajab facilitated and supported the development and review of various strategic documents and plans including: The Area C National Strategy, the Agriculture Sector Strategy, the Environmental Cross Sectoral Strategy and Policy, Local Government Strategic Development and Investment Planning Policy and Manual, and numerous strategic plans for municipalities. He also provided institution technical assistance support to various projects including: The Development of Waste Water Strategy in Palestine, and the Development of Water Master Plan in Hebron. Served as a team leader for many local and regional evaluations including: Team Leader for the Mid-Term Evaluation of the “NDC- Cultural Organizations, E. Jerusalem 2016-2019” Project; Senior Evaluator for the final evaluation of the “Jordan Communication, Advocacy and Policy (JCAP)” funded by USAID; Evaluator for the ex post evaluation of the “Employment generation program” in Palestine funded by KfW; Final Evaluator of the regional project: "Food Security Governance of Bedouin Pastoralist Groups in the Mashreq (Egypt, Jordan, Palestine)" funded by the EU; Principal Evaluator for Reproductive Health and Violence Prevention Project funded by IFRC; and Principal Evaluator of Japan funded Project “Promote peace building through cross boundary wastewater management in the occupied Palestinian territories” implemented by UNDP
Energy Efficiency Expert
Mr. Martin Strähle has more than 10 years of professional experience in development cooperation as consultant, trainer, facilitator, and project manager mainly in the fields of Private Sector Development, Technical and Vocational Education and Training, and Environmental Management and Technology. With working knowledge of German, English, Spanish and Portuguese he has work experience in countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Mr. Strähle holds a degree from University of Technology in Berlin as Engineer for Environmental Technology with specializations in water treatment, environmental management and soil sciences and a Certification as European Energy Manager (EUREM). Regular further qualifications like Capacity Works (GIZ) and Facilitation in the International Context (Inwent) complete his profile.
Water Reuse & Irrigation Expert
Irrigation and environment specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of soils, irrigation and climate change in Jordan, Palestine, Uganda and Yemen. Eng. Abdoh has rich experience in the field of irrigation and TWW reuse as he served as The Irrigationwater department manager of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA), the Irrigation and dams section Head of Consulting Engineering Centre in Jordan, The National TWW reuse expert for waste water strategy done by USAID for Palestinian Water Authority 2019, the Reuse specialist and the conceptual designer of the following projects in Palestine: TWW reuse scheme of Hebron Governorate WWTP, TWW reuse scheme of Nablus East WWTP, Wadi An-Nar WWTP, Rawabee regional WWTP project. And finally, as the Reuse specialist of the following projects in Jordan: Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Effluent Reuse for Municipalities and the Developed Areas Project, Al Fara’a and Jerash Integrated Watershed Management Project and The Reuse of treated waste water in Northern Jordan valley project.
In addition to that he also has experience in Climate change as he was the formulator of the “Agriculture sector Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan 2018-2020” for the benefit of ministry of agriculture through GIZ Takaiof Project, the state of Palestine UNFCC National Communication Report Coordinator, the coordinator of the training package and climate change and irrigation expert of GIZ Climate Change Adaptation Programme Training Package “Management of natural resources to adapt with climate change.” And the coordinator for the Sustainable Production and Consumption Demo Projects Coordinator for the Palestinian Quality Authority.
He is the responsible expert for the development of “Forward Looking Paper Natural resources management in the context of Climate Change Adaptation” for FAO, which serves as the basis for formulating the National Investment plan of the country food and nutrition security policy for the SDG1 group. He was the expert of agriculture damages and risk for the Establishment of Early Warning and Geographical Information System for Management of Agricultural Risks for the benefit of the Palestinian Agricultural Disaster Risk Reduction & Insurance Fund (PADRRIF).
TVET Curriculum Development Expert
Mr. Mahmoud is a consultant in Engineering Education and Training/Professional Qualification and Accreditation Council (PQAC) with 42 year of experience out of which 39 years in Engineering, Technical and Vocational Education and Training. He has a Master’s degree and a higher diploma degree in Education, and BSc in Electrical Engineering. In addition to almost 20 months of training (Diploma and certificate courses) in the field of TOT, Management, Vocational Training. in Jordan, England, Italy, USA, and Canada.
Since 1989 he was a consultant, project manager, team leader and as a Trainer and Consultant on TVET and Engineering projects in Jordan, Yemen, Lebanon, Bahrain, KSA, UAE/Dubai, Palestine, Italy, Libya, Egypt ,Turkey, Malaysia, Oman and Palestine with international organizations such as GIZ, ILO, UNDP, UNESCO, USAID, ARADO, ACWUA, AFTE and World Bank.
He is a member of Jordan Engineers Association, since 1979; Jordan Society for Quality; Board of Directors/Engineers Training Centre/Jordan Engineers Association (JEA); Classification Habitation and Certification Committees (JEA); Sustainability and Green Council (JEA);; Member on board of directors Vocational Training Corporation (VTC)
Razan Freij Habash
Razan Freij Habash is a projects and programs management expert with more than 14 years of professional experience in managing infrastructure, construction and rehabilitation programs and projects as well as humanitarian aid and community development projects. Mrs. Habash holds M.Sc. in Business Administration and Management and B.A. in Civil Engineering from BirZeit University, Palestine.
In addition to projects management, Razan possesses more than 10 years of experience in structural analysis and design and structural evaluation of buildings as well as in QA/QC management, risk management, and setting of mitigation plans for construction and infrastructure projects. She is also experienced in the preparation of contracts, design drawings, BoQs, tender documents, SoPs, MoUs, RFPs, RFQs, organizational processes and procedures, organizations and programs’ guidelines, work plans and programs budgets.
During years of extensive working, Mrs. Habash has built excellent experience in leading market studies and surveys, needs assessments, capacity building and empowerment of organizations and individuals. She has also gathered experience in strategic planning and economic development and support of businesses and individuals.
Mr. Salameh holds double Masters in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) from Cologne University of Applied Science/Germany and Jordan university/Jordan. He has more than 13 years of experience in water management and environmental sustainability fields, with a demonstrated history of working with local and international consultancy firms, in addition to a number of INGOs including; Oxfam GB, Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA), GIZ and Mercycorps. Mr. Salameh has a broad experience in several development fields, including; projects planning and management, Strategic Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Monitoring, Water and Wastewater Management, Stakeholders Dialogue, Water Governance and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), capacity building and training. Mr. Salameh acquiring excellent leadership skills, communication skills and project management techniques through studying and working with a diversified nationalities and backgrounds.
Solar Irrigation Expert
Dipl.-Ing. Hans Hartung, M.A.Sc., is a known water expert in international development with more than 35 years of experience. Trained as mechanical engineer, specialised in water pumps and systems engineering, he has a strong theoretical and practical background in water supply, sanitation, water resources management and renewable energies. Through his experience in the developing world, he has come to realise the importance of a comprehensive approach to and responsible management of our water resources.
He can draw from a much-diversified experience in industry as well as with NGOs, governments, bilateral-, multilateral and UN organizations, in rural as well as urban environments, in designing and planning as well as training, in developing as well as industrialised countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. He has planned, accompanied and evaluated many programs and projects in conventional water supply and sanitation and pioneered unconventional systems such as rainwater harvesting and ecological sanitation. He is actively accompanying the capacity development conceptualising measures, such as face-to-face as well as online trainings is one of his key competences. In the last years he has actively accompanied the development, advice and training for Solar Powered Irrigation Systems.
Claudia is an interdisciplinary advisor with technical expertise as well as profound experiences in project management. She holds an MA in Geography and Political Science from the University of Munich, and an MSc in Integrated Water Resources Management from the Technical University of Cologne and the University of Jordan.
In her research and work, she has concentrated on climate change adaptation methods, processes and activities of participation, hydrologic modeling, as well as the interactions between land/soil and water. Claudia has strong project management skills, both as a leader and team member, and worked for national and international projects in different fields, such as urban water, regional development, capacity development and continuing education.
In addition to her technical background, Claudia has a broad experience in marketing and communication, including strong networking, digital marketing and presentation skills.
Her international experiences include projects in Jordan, Tunisia, Vietnam, Peru, North America and Germany
Dr. Saed Jasser
Socio Economic Expert
Dr. Saed Jasser is a development expert, with more than 20 years of solid experience in socio-economic researches, Participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation. Dr Jasser holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Development, throughout his work with national, international and the private sector he accumulated experience in organizational capacity building, national strategic planning and policy building, program analyses, feasibility studies. Moreover, Dr. Jasser, has experience in formulating national gender and inclusive education policies and strategies.
Ms. Nadia Saad has 30 years of experience in project design and management, monitoring and evaluation, communication, networking and outreach, conducting social, economic, gender and cultural researches and assessment studies. She has provided consultancy services to government institutions, municipalities and civil society organizations in Palestine and the MENA region with funds from donors specifically: EU, SIDA, USAID, World Bank, AFD, GIZ, DFID and others. Ms. Saad has a Master degree in Planning, Social and Political development. And intensive experience as a manger and team leader in 35 projects
Ms. Saad has extensive experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating communication and outreach awareness and campaigns programs in water and wastewater sectors. Communication plans involved stakeholders at leadership level such as: senior officers in government, municipalities and NGOs. At the community level the consultant ensured giving space for vulnerable people and engage them with the research studies, vulnerable target groups varied from women, youth, farmers, children, workers and refugees.
Throughout her career, she has carried out 45 evaluation projects, assessment and impact studies with special focus on: water, wastewater, environment, social protection, social inclusion, employment, economic empowerment, education, equality and justice, decentralization and administration reform for government ministries, institutional development and strategic planning for municipalities and CSOs.
Ms. Saad has an extensive experience as a gender expert provided training in gender topics and integrating gender interventions and indicators in different developmental programs. In addition to her experience as trainer and education expert in designing training materials and implementing training courses.
Water Management Consultant
Mrs. Saadoun, a German Iraqi national, holds a Double Master Degree in Integrated Water Resource Management and Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering. She has over 3 years of working experience with a focus on sewer rehabilitation as well as domestic and industrial wastewater treatment (conventional and unconventional). In this context, she engrossed her knowledge in sustainable sanitation incl. scaling up access for the urban poor, as well as managed aquifer recharge using treated wastewater or dam water, climate change adaptation and capacity building.
As a freelancer, Mrs. Saadoun expands her knowledge in operation and maintenance management of Lebanon’s water and wastewater establishments within a Marcy Corps project held by WEE Pros. She is currently working for the Münchner Stadtentwässer for urban draining, as a project engineer for sewer rehabilitation incl. sewer renovation (pipelining) and reparation. The work comprises all project phases, starting from the planning and cost calculation, approval planning, implementation planning, award of contract and construction supervision. Mrs. Saadoun is familiar with the Jordanian, Lebanese and Saudi Arabian WSS sector and whose challenges. She has collaborated with several stakeholders of this sector (ESCWA, ACCWaM, AUB, CDR Lebanon, WEEC-University of Jordan, GIZ, BGR and KfW). Mrs. Saadoun speaks German and English fluently and has a basic knowledge of Arabic.
Wastewater Treatment Process Expert
Sharhabil Maswadeh is a senior water, wastewater and Environmental Expert along with a B.Sc Degree in Chemical Engineering from university of engineering and technology, Lahore, Pakistan and 20 years of experience in mega projects with big companies in the field of environment, water and wastewater treatment.
During his previous experience at Degremont & Kharafi National companies as Process & Operation Manager responsible for all technical issues of the plants (plants size vary from 100,000 m3/day up to 300,000 m3/day), he has acquired wealth of practical experience at that national, regional and international level in the technical operational and process advisory of water and wastewater treatment plants. His main tasks were ranging from pre commissioning, dry commissioning, wet commissioning, test performance period, managing operational and process aspects, heath, safety and environmental aspects, technical assistance, sludge and waste management, control budget, preparing training planes, managing power production facilities, optimizing operational cost, preparing KPI's, capacity building of the staff, and prepare technical reports.
Moreover, Mr. Maswadeh was the manger of Water Center of Excellence, which is under the umbrella of the Vocational Training Cooperation and funded by the European Commission. The Center offers training in the water sector to provide workforce with skills needed to enter the workforce of the water sector. He supportedthe establishment of the center; he is also a certified wastewater trainer by CAQA-Jordan
Dr. Arwa Al-Mothaffar
Institutional Development Expert
Dr. Al-Mothaffar has an honourable PhD in Human Resources, from College of Oxford, UK; and MSc Human Resources Development, University of Manchester, UK; in addition to Bachelor’s English Literature, Baghdad University, Iraq. She has extensive expertise of 44 years with focus in Institutional Development, Decentralization, Good Governance, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Human Resources Management, Local Administration, Utility Management, and Restructuring in public and private sector. 7 years as University Assistant Professor, and 30 years as Trainer.
Hanibal Al Najjar
PV Solar Systems Expert
Mr. Al Najjar holds a bachelor degree in Physics from the IUG, with more than 8 years of experience in all types of PV solar systems including design, evaluation, supervision, training and commissioning. He has an extensive experience in design , prepare and supervise Hybrid solar system projects in addition to design and prepare specifications. He works as a supervisor of PV solar systems and technician in Physics Laboratories at the Islamic university in Gaza. Mr. Al Najjar delivered and participated in several training courses and events such as; intensive training course in PV solar systems design and supervision by LEXSOLAR – Germany, participated in the Solar Energy Consultancy Committee in Gaza Strip and gained experience in various types of alternative energy through a visit to Taiwan which was funded by the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah.
Environmental & Social Assessment Expert
Rafiq has more than 25 years of experience working with UNICEF, UNDP, ESCWA, UN-HABITAT, IOM, EC, and GIZ in governance and sector development of infrastructures and social services. His work experience spans over 20 years in a transitional economy and six years in humanitarian response in the MENA region.
Main areas of expertise are management Strategies: strategy & program development, public policies, institutional set-up, regulation and procedures, resource mobilization, monitoring & evaluation, strategic impact Assessment, social & environmental assessment, with special focus on World Bank and KfW environmental & social safeguards, grievance redress mechanism, land acquisition and resettlement policies, construction safety and UXO/ERW security, public information strategies, communication protocols, risk management, design thinking and innovation.
Sectors of expertise are natural environment, infrastructures, spatial management, and social services (water supply & sanitation services, solid waste management, energy, transport, primary and tertiary health services, basic education, community development & housing).
Junior Project Engineer
Mr. Mamoon Jalal Salaymeh holds a bachelor degree from Palestine polytechnic university in Mechanical Engineering, he has over 2 years of working experience in the field of mechanical design (design mechanical parts and mechanical schematics) in the water sector. Mr. Salaymeh expanded his knowledge and experience in the water and wastewater sector in Palestine by joining the Technical Assistance for Water Department of Hebron Municipality. Currently, he is working as a Project Engineer at Water and wastewater Master Plan of Hebron Governorate Project held by JV (Seureca, WEE Pros, SES). The work comprises all project phases, starting from data collection, site visits, expert assistance, and coordination of work field