Prof. Cecilia Tortajada holds the Chair of Professor in Practice in Environmental Innovation, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, UK., and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.
Over 30 years of experience in water, environment and natural resources management in the context of development. Working at present on impacts of global changes on water resources, food, environment, and societies. Winner of the Crystal Drop Award in 2016 and the 50th Anniversary Award in 2021, International Water Resources Association (IWRA). Member of the International Selection Committee, Millennium Technology Prize, Technology Academy Finland; the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Peer Review College, UK; and the OECD Initiative on Water Governance. A very prolific author, her work has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
She is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Water Resources Development; Associate Editor of Water International; and member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research; Urban, Planning and Transport Research Journal; and International Journal of Water Governance. Co-editor of Water Resources Development and Management book series, Nature Springer, and member of the Series Advisory Board, Springer Briefs in Earth Sciences, Geography & Earth System Sciences.