Shona is a water supply and sanitation specialist at the World Bank working on projects in the Pacific Islands since 2019. Shona is a water and wastewater treatment process engineer by training. She worked for 6 years at Australia’s largest water utility, Sydney Water, in a range of roles, including preparing for and responding to extreme weather events, optimising energy use and recovery at wastewater treatment plants, supply chain risk management for wastewater services, water and wastewater treatment optimisation and treatment facilities planning. Since 2018, Shona has been working in international development, initially with Engineers Without Borders in Cambodia developing appropriate technology and supporting policy development for people in flood-prone and drought-prone areas to access sanitation. In 2019 she joined the World Bank where her work includes projects to increase access to water and sanitation in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Vietnam.