Toby Gould is Public Health Engineer and currently works as Montrose’s WASH in Health Facilities Capacity Builder for the DFID-funded South Sudan Health Pooled Fund. He has supported WASH activities at all levels, from senior WASH Cluster Coordinators to national operations staff. Much of his work has been in project development, negotiating to encourage acceptance by local governments and beneficiaries.
Mr Gould has proven skills in managing teams and projects, together with extensive experience working in challenging environments overseas. He is a supportive team member and works well with people from different backgrounds and cultures. He is both technically trained and has skills in working with people to bring about sustainable solutions. He has often worked as a technical consultant on short-term assignments including experience in various parts of Africa, Asia and North America. He supported the WASH component of a multi-country evaluation using OECD-DAC criteria for Sudan and Chad, including developing data collection tools and reviewing data related to WASH. He has worked with DFID, UNICEF, Save the Children, OXFAM, Médecins Sans Frontières, British Red Cross Society, International Research Centre and RedR in various roles. He has also developed WASH guidelines for INGOs and governments and is a Teaching Fellow at Cranfield University, UK.
Mr Gould holds an MSc in Water and Waste Engineering in Developing Countries from University of Loughborough and a BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Bradford (both UK).