Shanna Nienaber | Water RDI Roadmap Manager
Water Research Commission (WRC)

Shanna Nienaber, Water RDI Roadmap Manager, Water Research Commission (WRC)

Shanna is the manager of the Implementation Unit for the Water Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Roadmap.  The Roadmap is a partnership initiative between the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of Water and Sanitation and the Water Research Commission (WRC). It provides a structured framework for research, high-end skills and innovation deployment to contribute to the implementation of national policy, strategy and planning in water and sanitation resources management. The Roadmap Implementation Unit coordinates the management of all projects and other activities undertaken as part of the implementation of the Water RDI Roadmap, and tracks the water related RDI landscape in South Africa.


VIP Conference Day 2 @ 15:20

Making the water industry sexy again: Welcome the young water professionals

  •     Embracing millennials
  •     How tailored skills development can leverage the strengths of each generation
  •     Skills and business objections that match
  •     Moving away from traditional models – going digital 
  •     Developing skilled and tech-savvy water professionals 

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