Savio Carvalho

Global Campaigns Director, WaterAid

Savio Carvalho, Global Head of Campaings at Water Aid. Savio has worked over two decades on international development, humanitarian and human rights in South and Central Asia, East Africa and Europe. His current focus at WaterAid is to advocate for Water, Sanitation and Hygeine for everyone, everywhere. It also involves advocacy around WASH and inequalities, climate change and human rights. Prior to this, he worked as Senior Advisor at Amnesty International, International Secretariat. In this role, he led Amnesty International’s work on the 2030 Agenda. Prior to this, he was the Director of the Demand Dignity and ESCR programme at Amnesty International. Prior to joining Amnesty International, Savio was the Climate Change Campaign Advisor at Oxfam International. He also worked as Oxfam GBs’ Country Director in Uganda and Tajikistan. He was actively involved in policy and advocacy issues around peace and conflict in northern Uganda. Mr Carvalho read Psychology for his Bachelor’s degree at St. Xavier’s and Development studies for his Masters. He has also earned certificates in Gender Policy and Planning (University College London), Human Rights Law (Oxford University) and Humanitarian Assistance (University of Liverpool).