Neil Macleod has over 35 years of experience in the water and sanitation sector. He recently moved on from his role as Head of Water and Sanitation of the eThekwini Municipality, where he led some of South Africa’s most forward-thinking programmes to provide sanitation for all in the Durban Metropolitan region. Neil is currently Chairman of Building Partners for Development in Water and Sanitation, a UK based organisation, and the Chairperson of the National Free Basic Water Services task team, implementing free basic water services and sanitation in South Africa. Finally, Neil is a Director of Johannesburg Water Pty, a municipal-owned private water and sanitation utility. He is actively involved in a number of multi-sector sanitation partnerships.