We are pleased to announce the start on April 1st of the new Executive Director: Tom Soo
Tom Soo is a senior executive in water resources management with over 20 years of international experience in leadership, management, institutional development and technical expertise. He was previously Executive Director of the World Water Council and the International Water Resources Association. He also has a background in consulting to international institutions, public authorities, academia, as well as private industry. Tom’s focus areas have included water quality; strengthening the link between knowledge generation and policy making; institutional arrangements; building networks between private industry, research and government stakeholders; as well as strategy, policy and technical expertise in the field of water and natural resources. He holds a research masters degree in geography and also has a degree in computer systems engineering. Over the years, Tom has participated in numerous international committees and task forces. He currently chairs the International Advisory Committee of the UNSW Global Water Institute and also serves on the Executive Board of the IWRA.