Stephane Bessadi

Senior Water Utility Specialist
Profile / Bio: 

Stephane leads innovative water and wastewater practices and technologies from the water service industry for innovative solutions and energy saving in cooperation with ADB operations. He also develops corporatization roadmap for major innovations for water efficiency and climate.

Prior to joining ADB team, Stephane was Operations Director for an international utility company. Stephane successfully implemented projects transformation and services development for the city of the future, through long term negotiations and relationship with institutional partners in Asia, Europe, and Middle East. He defined and implemented operational strategies with SMART tools to develop continuous supply and drastically reduce water losses, developed complete customer service settings with SMART meters to enhance the level of service and sales, implemented in house knowledge transfer program to optimize business performance and costs, and achieved quality certification of organizations.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Urban Energy Planning for Smarter utilities 18 June 2019 Slides Energy, Water, Urban Development
Energy Screening Tool and Methodology 18 June 2019 Slides Energy, Water
Smart Water Utility Training in Macao 29 May 2019 Slides Urban Development, Water
NRW Management and 24x7 Water Supply In Cities: How is ADB Helping The Government 14 March 2019 Slides Urban Development, Water
Support to Water Utilities from ADB: Experience in Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) 16 January 2019 Slides Urban Development
How to make DBO contracts more applicable to infrastructure projects 11 December 2018 Slides Urban Development, Water