Samantha Wauchope joined the HDRO Communications and Publishing Unit in 2012. Previously, Samantha was Publications Plan Coordinator at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, where she contributed to developing the organization’s global publishing objectives and strategy, with a focus on new publishing channels. From 2008 to 2010, she was Publications Coordinator for the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme in Paris and in Perugia, Italy, managing the production of the World Water Development Report and more than 20 associated publications a year. Samantha has also worked as a Managing Editor, Production Manager and Translations Manager at UNESCO and in the private sector.
An Australian national, Samantha speaks fluent English and French. She holds a BA in Literature and Linguistics from La Trobe University in Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma in English Language Teaching from the University of Cambridge, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from King’s College London.