|Born||20 February 1951 (age 68)|
Harro Bode studied civil engineering and later became CEO of Ruhrverband, a large water utility in the west of Germany. He was appointed honorary professor at the university of Hannover and published many papers about water science and water politics.
- 1976: Award of silver laurel leaf by German Bundespräsident Walter Scheel
- 1987: Karl-Imhoff-Prize of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) (formerly ATV)
- 2014: IWA-Award for "Outstanding Contribution to Water Management and Science"
- 2015: Golden Badge of Honor of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA)