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Brian McSorley

Water & Sanitation Engineering Adviser

Office Location: Oxford, UK

Brian is a Water & Sanitation Engineering Adviser in the Global Humanitarian Team and supports WASH programming in Oxfam's emergency responses. Brian took up his current role as a technical adviser in April 2016. Prior to that he was the Oxfam WASH Coordinator for the Horn and East Africa region. He first joined Oxfam in 2003 as a Public Health Engineering Adviser in Eritrea. In 2006 he became WASH Coordinator for Oxfam in Kenya, responsible for overseeing Oxfam's water and sanitation work to pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya, as well as residents of Nairobi slums and refugees.

Between 2010-2013 Brian managed Oxfam's refugee programme in Dadaab, which provided water and sanitation to over 80,000 refugees from Somalia. Following successful completion of a large payment by results project aimed at contributing towards Kenya's Millennium Development Goals WASH targets.