Bart Hilhorst is an expert in transboundary water resources management with over 20 years of experience in field projects in Africa, Asia, and the United States. He worked for FAO from 1993-1997 and 2002-2009, and served as Chief Technical Advisor on the FAO Nile project. He initiated and co-facilitated the Food for Thought (F4T) scenario exercise in the Nile Basin. He is now an independent consultant based in Doha, Qatar. He is the co-facilitator of the project.