Kathleen Bowmer



Adjunct Research Fellow


Institute for Land, Water and Society


Charles Sturt University


PhD (Nottingham), BSc (Hons) (agriculture and soil science specialisations). Current appointment: Adjunct Research Fellow, Charles Sturt University Institute for Land, Water and Society; and Adjunct Professor of Water Policy Publications and expertise: water policy analysis, natural resources management, public participation, catchment governance including practical on-ground facilitation in water-sharing planning; aquatic ecology, irrigation, ecotoxicology, water quality, river operations and management, writing and editing, teaching and learning. Previously: Chief Research Scientist and Business Director, CSIRO Land and Water; Deputy Chief CSIRO Water Resources; Chair Murrumbidgee River Management Committee; Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research), Principal/Head of Campus and Director of Research Office Charles Sturt University, Adjunct Professor Griffith University Law School (Member of core team for National Water Commission National Water Planning Project; Kathleen Bowmer and Associates, principal - science and water policy consultant to government agencies, industry and universities; State Water Corporation, Board non-executive director, Awards include the University of Nottingham, Elizabeth and J D Marsden Prize and the Australian Museum Pol Eureka Prize for Environmental Science.