Steering Committee

GWP-SEA Steering Committee (SC) members are nominated by their respective Country Water Partnership. According to the current statutes, the SC shall have ten members, nine (9) members representing their respective CWPs, plus the SC Chair. The GWPO Network Officer, GWP-SEA Programme Coordinator and GWP-SEA Toolbox Hub Coordinator serve as ex-officio members of the SC with no voting rights.

The SC members have been generally outstanding persons in water related affairs in respective countries, coming mostly from government, academia, and civil society organizations.


Each CWP or country network have elected an alternate SC member who will deputize for the SC member in the event that the SC member is not able to attend SC meetings or carry out any duties as required by the SC.


Regional Chair: Mr. Watt Botkosal

E-mail: wattbotkosal (at) , wattbotkosal (at) , chair-watt (at)


Cambodia Water Partnership

SC Member: Mak Solieng

Alternate SC Member: Ms. Dom Thach


Indonesia Water Partnership

SC Member: Dr. Mohammad Amron

Alternate SC Member: Ms. Atie Trie Juniati


Lao PDR Water Partnership

SC Member: Mr. Chanthanet Boulapha

Alternate SC Member: Phousavanh Fongkhamdeng


Malaysia Water Partnership

SC Member: Dato Hanapi Mohammad Noor

Alternate SC Member: Dr. Zelina


Myanmar Water Partnership

SC Member: Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun

Alternate SC Member: Mrs. Hla Oo Nwe


Philippine Water Partnership

SC Member: Mr. Nathaniel C. Santos

Alternate SC Member: Mr. Christopher Matthew Ilagan


Thailand Water Partnership

SC Member: Mr. Man Purotaganon

Alternate SC Member: Mrs. Panpilai Sukhothasindu


Vietnam Water Partnership

SC Member: Dr. Le Van Minh

Alternate SC Member: Ms. Nguyet