Louis Inglese, Jose
Jose Luis Inglese, MsC Eng is Chairman of the Board of AySA (Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos S.A.) water and sewerage company of Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires, Argentina, that serves 14 million people. He was appointed to this position in January 2016.
He graduated with honours at the Engineering School of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and obtained the postgraduate diploma in sanitary engineering through a scholarship of Obras Sanitarias de la Nación in 1973. For his background in Sanitary Engineering, he was awarded the National Academy Prize “Ing. Enrique Butty”. He has also been the President of the Argentine Association on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering and Vice-President of inter-American Association on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering.
Through his career of more than 40 years, he has directed more than 750 studies and projects for water supply, sanitation and environmental subjects in Latin America and Africa, funded by IDB/WB and other multilateral credit agencies. He has been a lecturer in seminars on water and sewerage services and its international benchmarking, in Sao Paulo (Brazil), Tegucigalpa (Honduras), San José (Costa Rica), Mendoza (Argentina), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Lima (Peru) and Cartagena (Colombia), and presided over the Argentine Congresses of Sanitation and Environment in 1997,1999 and 2002.