Engr. (Dr) Benson Ajisegiri is Veteran WASH Sector Reform Specialist. He retired as a Federal Director of Water Supply and Public Private Partnership in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Strategic Management and Leadership, Masters in Water Management and Business Administration and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering.

He is a Development Project Leader and Management Expert. He worked as Project Manager on various World Bank-assisted and other Donor-assisted Water Supply Programs in many States of the Federation. He also coordinated the development of many federal initiatives for water supply improvement to the country amongst which are WASH Poverty Diagnostic Survey, Partnership for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (PEWASH) Programme (still ongoing), the National WASH Action Plan launched by the President, WASH National Outcome Routine Mapping (WASH-NORM), Sustainable Urban and Rural WASH (SURWASH) currently being supported by the World Bank with $700 million facility, etc.

He has also served on the Boards of many Federal Parastatals including the FCT Water Board. He has tremendous international exposure having participated in various international workshops, seminars and conferences. He is a Fellow of the Nigeria Society of Engineers and the Nigeria Association of Hydrogeologists.