Tais Reznikova

Specialist, Water Initiatives Support Programme CAREC


Ms. Tais Reznikova is a water resources management specialist with an academic background in IWRM, environmental management and policy. She is leading the Water Initiatives Support Programme at the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in Almaty, Kazakhstan and has more than 6 years of experience of the implementation of the water projects in Central Asia in the field of basin management and planning, water diplomacy and ecosystem-based management.

Ms. Reznikova holds a master’s degree in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) from Kazakh-German University and a master’s in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from Central European University and Lund University, Sweden. Her academic interest relates to the engagement of the private sector with sustainable water management and sustainability issues.

Tais is currently coordinating the Swiss Initiative Blue Peace Central Asia – Dialogue Platform project aiming to promote evidence-based dialogue at the political level and to ensure effective and sustainable transboundary water management in Central Asia.