The International Water Association (IWA) announced Diane d’Arras as President of the association. She has been an active member of the IWA for many years and has served on the organization’s board for the last six years. A civil engineer for nearly 40 years, d’Arras is becoming President at a time of great challenges, changes and opportunities for addressing some of the most critical water issues facing humanity. Solving these challenges is one of her main motivations for working in the water sector and for serving as IWA President. d’Arras is particularly concerned with solving the lack of access to water and sanitation worldwide. She is currently Executive VP Water Europe, Suez Water Europe.