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Personal Statement

Research Assistant in the Climate Justice Fund: Water Futures Programme funded by Scottish Government and led by Strathclyde University. 


He is responsible for the policy and governance areas of the Programme with focus on the design, development and implementation of water related legislation, policy and plans relevant to the Malawian water sector.


Previously, Amando has worked for 4 years in the Spanish Water Supply and WasteWater Association where he was responsible for supporting and coordinating working groups focus on the technical and non-technical issues affecting the Spanish water sector as a whole. Hence, he was involved in the revision of environmental legislation, implementation of european water directives, analysis of water tariffs or KPI studies accross the country. Likewise, he was the representative in the International Standardization Organization, had a lead role within the International Water Association and was the main contact at national level to many national associations and public bodies.  


Before that, he graduated in Civil Engineering and achieved an MSc in Hydrogeology in Strathclyde University. During this time, he worked for an american engineering company in a groundwater decontamination project and developed his dissertation about sanitation in peri-urban areas of Malawi.

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, University Of Strathclyde

Master of Engineering, Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio

Bachelor of Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

External positions

Member, International Association of Hydrogeologists

1 Dec 2017 → …

Organising Committee, Strath-wide 2018 Conference

1 Nov 2017 → …

EWL SDG Committee, International Water Association (IWA)

1 Jun 2017 → …

Steering Committee, IWA YWP Chapter

1 Jul 201526 Jan 2018

GICE, Institution of Civil Engineers (Scotland)

1 Feb 20131 Feb 2014


  • Groundwater
  • Sustainability
  • Water Policy
  • Hydrogeology

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Projects 2012 2013

Winner IAH John Day Bursary 2013

Borge, A.


Project: Research - Studentship

Research Output 2014 2018

  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Article
5 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Responding to salinity in a rural African alluvial valley aquifer system: to boldly go beyond the world of hand-pumped groundwater supply?

Rivett, M. O., Budimir, L., Mannix, N., Miller, A. V. M., Addison, M., Moyo, P., Wanangwa, G. J., Phiri, O. L., Songola, C. E., Nhlema, M., Thomas, M. A. S., Polmanteer, R. T., Borge, A. & Kalin, R. M., 27 Oct 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 653, p. 1005-1024 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Hacia un funcionamiento económicamente competitivo, sostenible y alternativo en la gestión de las aguas residuales en España

Translated title of the contribution: Towards an economically competitive, sustainable and alternative operation in the management of wastewater in SpainBorge, A., 24 Nov 2014, Madrid. 49 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


Activities 2015 2018

  • 2 Organiser of major conference
  • 2 Membership of committee
  • 1 Invited talk

Strath Wide Researcher Conference 2018

Christian Calvillo Munoz (Organiser), Osman Demirbas (Organiser), Tiziana Marrocco (Organiser), Amando Borge (Organiser)
6 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

Strath Wide Researcher Conference 2018 (Event)

Amando Borge (Member)
6 Jun 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee