Welcome our new Country Manager, Timor-Leste
BlogWelcome our new Country Manager, Timor-Leste


The Country Manager position is a new role that supports our expanded work in Timor-Leste. As a long time EWBer, Jack Nugent’s knowledge and expertise will be welcomed as he leads our Timor-Leste team.

Jack has previously been a Field Professional with Community Housing Limited (CHL) in Suai, on the southern side of Timor-Leste. He has facilitated Humanitarian Design Summits, developed humanitarian engineering curriculum with the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and provided WASH engineering support in Tanzania, amongst many other experiences.

Jack brings strengths in his passion for and alignment with EWB approaches. He has skills in mentoring and coaching others, implementating strategic plans, possesses a strong engineering background, knowledge of the Tetun language, and has valued relationships with Timorese networks.

Jack takes up his new role in May 2019.

Our people and programs in Timor-Leste are supported by ANCP and Australia Aid.