Focus areas: Water resource management, urban water supply, ecosystem services

Daniel Shemie is a faculty advisor within Columbia’s School of International and Publica Affairs focused on water resource management. Daniel also leads The Nature Conservancy’s water funds strategy which helps cities and communities protect their water sources. His work involves partnerships with governments, corporations and impact investors to accelerate the inclusion of nature-based solutions within infrastructure spending. Before joining the Conservancy, Daniel was a partner at mWater, a mobile water monitoring company and started his career at the World Bank working on water projects in China and sub-Saharan Africa. Daniel holds a M.Sc. in water science and management from the University of Oxford. He currently lives in New York.