Mr. Stéphane Quash is a hydraulic engineer with 32 years of international experience in the water sector (water supply, sanitation, water resources). He graduated as an Engineer from Polytech Montpellier (France) in 1986 and has carried out water sector projects in more than 20 countries on four continents.
He previously worked for major French water utilities such as SUEZ (France) and VEOLIA Water (France) and is the founder and manager of AQUATECH Engineering Limited, a consultancy firm established in Trinidad and Tobago since 2003. Aquatech Engineering specializes in the fields of water, wastewater, solid waste and environmental engineering.
He is a founding member of EUROCHAMTT and has been involved in promoting international standards and best international practices in the water sector including advocating for the proclamation and implementation of the Metrology Act 2004 (proclaimed in 2015). He is now involved in promoting performance-based contracts (PBCs) not only for the water sector but for other utilities and industries that can benefit from private sector involvement (outsourcing of activities with performance objectives), without privatisation.