Guy Hutton


Guy Hutton is a development economist. He has previously held positions at the University of London, the University of Basel and the World Bank. He has lead country implementation projects, international research studies and global advocacy initiatives in the fields of water, health, air pollution and climate change.

He currently provides leadership for several global initiatives in the water and sanitation sector, among them: the global “economics of sanitation initiative” and global results monitoring for the World Bank; coordination of the process to select global water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) targets and indicators after 2015 for the Joint Monitoring Program (World Health Organization and UNICEF); review of indicators to monitor affordability of WASH services globally, for UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; global and country economic briefings for the ‘high-level meetings’ under the Sanitation and Water for All partnership; a WASH bottleneck analysis tool for UNICEF; and an initiative to catalyze large-scale private financing with UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

Chapters Authored

Articles & Reports

The Knowledge Base for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal Targets on Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene
Lead Author: Guy Hutton
, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health