Nicholas Schofield


Global Future Research, Canberra, Australia

Short Bio

Nick is Director of the Global Future Research and Professorial Fellow at the University of NSW. He has led Australian research programs addressing salinity, eutrophication, sediments, pesticides, river and wetland health, groundwater and biodiversity loss. Internationally, Nick is delivering programs on climate change and water security, river basin management, irrigation modernisation, water sensitive cities and environmental water. Nick was formerly Director of the Global Water Institute (UNSW) and CEO, International RiverFoundation. He has qualifications in astrophysics and catchment hydrology and is a member of the IWA Strategic Council and Fellow of the Royal Society (NSW).