François Münger was awarded the title of Swiss Special Envoy for Water and given responsibility for the creation and development of the Geneva Water Hub. Prior to this, he was heading the Global Water Program of the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC) from 2008 to 2014. His experience spans across a range of different private and public institutions in Switzerland, Africa, Latin America, Central Asia and East Europe. He notably was the Chief of the Central America Water Programme for the SDC and Senior Water Specialist at the World Bank.
François Münger holds Masters degrees in mineralogy and geophysics (University of Lausanne), hydrology (University of Neuchâtel), and environmental engineering (EPFL).