Meet the team

 UK Team

Nicola Floyd – CEO

Nicola took on the role of CEO on 1st April 2019, having been a trustee of WaterHarvest for 3 years. Nicola has worked in Hong Kong, Bangkok and New York and is a CFA Charterholder.  She is also a trustee of two other organisations. Find out more about Nicola here or by email at [email protected]


Julia Seal, Liaison Manager

Julia has a degree in International Development Studies. She joined WaterHarvest in 2004. Her main area of work is fundraising and liaising with donors. She also contributes to WaterHarvest’s project assessment, monitoring and evaluation processes in the UK, and plays a key role in maintaining project information systems in the UK

Dawn Flach, Operations Manager

Dawn joined WaterHarvest in 2004. She oversees and maintains finance and operations in the UK office, and is responsible for marketing and communications.  She also contributes to Water Harvest’s project assessment, monitoring and evaluation processes.

India Team

Om Prakash Sharma, Country director

Om Prakash is a trained civil engineer with 28 years of experience in the development sector. He joined the organisation in 2000, having provided technical support to our projects while working at AFPRO for over a decade before that. He oversees the India office team, working collaboratively with local partner agencies and villagers. He has given presentations on our work at national and international conferences, and has recently published ‘Wise Water Solutions in Rajasthan’, which documents the variety of traditional and contemporary water harvesting solutions used in Rajasthan.

Dinesh Sharma, Finance Manager

Dinesh is currently the Finance Manager at WaterHarvest’s India office. With a master’s degree in commerce, he brings nearly 28 years of experience in accounts, auditing and taxation works in both the development and corporate sector. Having joined the team in 2007, he is currently involved in the India office accounts, legal compliances and the financial planning and monitoring of partner projects.

Somendra Kumar Sharma, Programme Manager

Somendra Sharma works as the Programme Manager at the India office. Prior to joining the team, Somendra was awarded a master’s degree in Project Management and Geography and worked for an implementing agency based in Udaipur. Having joined WaterHarvest in 2009, he is currently responsible for the monitoring of all Waterharvest supported programmes, which focus on community-based water harvesting, water quality and water use efficiency. In particular, Somendra develops systems that monitor project performance, plans projects and assists with project execution.

Divya Kalia, Programme Consultant

Divya is an Agricultural and Environmental Engineer with 15 years of experience. This experience is particularly focused on enhancing the livelihood of rural communities through natural resource management. She has further experience in project and grant management of water based projects, and currently works at WaterHarvest as a Programme Consultant to strengthen WaterHarvest funded projects.

Jai Singh Rajput, Technical Assistant

Jai Singh is a Technical Assistant in WaterHarvest’s India office. He joined this office in May, 2019. He has 31 years of experience working as a technical assistant with various NGOs in Rajasthan, as well as parts of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. In particular, he has experience working with topographic surveys, hand pump installation, drip irrigation systems and ground water surveys.