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Meet our team

Get to know the passionate individuals who drive our mission.
Locally led

A unique set of skills and experiences

From dedicated staff members on the ground to those guiding our strategic direction, each member of our team and board brings a unique set of skills and experiences. Read about the people behind our impactful initiatives, learn about their commitment to eradicating water poverty and promoting sustainable development.

Meet our team

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Meet our directors

Duncan Marsh

Duncan Marsh co-founded Beyond Water and for the last 6 years has helped to lead it from an initial idea to a game changing social impact business, making access to water for poor rural communities a truly impactful and financially sustainable proposition. Duncan is a graduate of the University of London and has over 25 year experience in the water, agricultural and enterprise development sectors.

Phillip Chidawati

Phillip Chidawati leads Beyond Water Malawi, driving scale, operational effectiveness and income streams to accelerate business growth and social impact. Phillip brings over 15 years of experience in business startup and growth across sectors. Prior to joining Beyond Water, he was MD of Challenges, an enterprise and investment organisation. Phillip is committed to transforming Malawi’s rural water sector, bringing professional, reliable and innovative services to Malawi’s population.

Michael Chuter

Michael Chuter co-founder Beyond Water. He is a qualified accountant with 30+ years Director level experience across commercial, not for profit and international sectors, start-up to multinational. Michael excels at business strategy, growth and operational analysis. He’s driven by a commitment to grow Beyond Water as a truly sustainable solution to water challenges for poor communities.

James Kitt

James Kitt is part of Beyond Water’s senior management team with a focus on developing a financially viable business model by attracting a blend of funders and investors to the business. James has developed Beyond Water as a business proposition, supporting outreach in Malawi and across international stakeholders. James joined Beyond Water in 2022 from a leading INGO where he focused on private sector engagement. He was attracted by the prospect of scaling social impact through a sustainable business model.

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By 2027 we aim to reach 1.25 million people with sustainable water services, achieve financial viability and foster economic growth. Your expertise, support, and partnership have the potential to propel our vision forward. Together, we can break barriers, pioneer new and lasting solutions for communities in need.