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Ian Moise

Senior Director of Water Services

Education: University of Oregon, Master of Science - Environmental Studies, Science, and Policy

Languages: English, French, Lingala

Technical areas of expertise: Water and Sanitation, Environment, Small Enterprise Development, Health, Training

Ian Moise is DT Global's Senior Director of Water Services. Ian is a leader in international environment, water, sanitation, public health, sustainability, and small enterprise development, with over 25 years of experience in program management, thought leadership, and humanitarian assistance. He has worked in over 40 countries for a variety of organizations, including the United States Peace Corps, the United States Agency for International Development, the UN, the European Union, NGOs, consulting firms, the World Bank, and foreign governments.

What was the last really great book you read? Why?

Just Mercy: It articulates the failings of the US’ criminal justice system through the lens of (sometimes completely innocent) people on death row. To me, the justice lens is an interesting one to apply to international development when we think of things like climate and access to resources. The book also bears a message about mercy and why it is important to forgive people – we all do wrong things for so many different reasons; we don’t all get caught. When we understand the factors and disadvantages that many have experienced that led to their wrongdoings, we can exhibit more empathy.

What’s the one piece of advice you would give others about life?

Listen.