Jess MacArthur Wellstein is an Associate Director – Programs for iDE in Bangladesh. Prior to this role, she represented iDE as the Team Lead for the WASH portfolio and the Project Manager for the Sanitation Marketing Systems in Bangladesh (SanMarkS) project. She began her time at iDE as a Market Research Lead and as a Technical Advisor in the WASH portfolio.
Jess has trained as a Chemical Engineer and holds an MSc in Water Science, Policy and Development from the University of Oxford. She also holds six years of experience in WASH and education projects in South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and Southeast Asia.