Ms. Seta Tutundjian joined ICBA as Director of Partnerships and Knowledge Management in 2014 where she leads three sections: Resource Mobilization; Communications and Knowledge Management; and Capacity Building. In her capacity, she also serves as the Secretary to the ICBA Board of Directors.
Prior to her current position, she worked with USAID for more than a decade during which she was responsible for leading Jordan’s water demand management and behavioral change interventions in the water, environment and energy sectors.
Ms. Tutundjian has extensive experience in development, primarily strategy formulation, building alliances, social marketing, strategic communications, advocacy, and institutional strengthening. She has led the formulation and implementation of several complex and multi- sectoral policy reform, strategic communications and advocacy programs in the water, agriculture, environment and energy sectors. For example, the Water Efficiency and Public Information for Action project is used as a case study for international development by the Center for International Development at Harvard University and is presented in three marketing handbooks by Philip Kotler and Nancy Lee. The Community Based Initiatives program is also presented in Philip Kotler and Nancy Lee’s Social Marketing Handbook. The Instituting Water Demand Management project won the Global Water Intelligence distinction award in the Water Efficiency Project of 2010.
She is a recipient of several awards including, the prestigious Superior Honor Award by the Government of the United States of America in 2012.