Dr Peter Wallbrink appointed to the Board of ICE WaRM

The Hon Karlene Maywald, Chair of the Board, is delighted to announce that Dr Peter Wallbrink has been appointed as a director on the Board of WaterEd Australia, trading as ICE WaRM.

In welcoming the appointment, Ms Maywald said that “Dr Wallbrink’s thought leadership and experience will be highly valued by the Board and ICE WaRM’s shareholders.”

Dr Wallbrink is the Research Director for Basin Management Outcomes at CSIRO Land and Water. This program has an international outlook and aims to deliver impact and value in integrated water resource management.  It has a focus on achieving triple bottom line outcomes at the basin scale and seeks to apply its knowledge, tools and processes to a range of large basins, both in Australia and overseas.

Ms Maywald said that “ICE WaRM will benefit from Dr Wallbrink’s extensive knowledge of managing projects and building relationships internationally and his substantial networks throughout South Asia, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.”

Dr Wallbrink has over 30 years of experience in the Australian water industry, with previous leadership roles in the Catchment Hydrology and eWater Co-operative research centres as well as in various CSIRO institutions.

Dr Wallbrink has worked in close collaboration with ICE WaRM in recent years, engaging and partnering to enable the delivery of targeted exchanges between relevant technical specialists, as well as coordinating visits by senior officials to facilitate project and Australian outcomes in our partner countries.

Dr Wallbrink is currently a member of the International Advisory Board for Oxford University for its Managing Risks, Impacts and Uncertainties of Drought and Water Scarcity (MaRIUS) Portfolio.  He is a member of the Gas Industry Social and Economic Research Association (GISERA) Regional Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and was the Australian representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 1996-2006 for two co-ordinated research projects on the use of nuclear fingerprinting techniques for measuring soil erosion.



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Online Course: Modelling Structures in HEC-RAS - June 2019

Thursday, 13 June, 2019

Online Course: Foundations of Water Stewardship

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Tuesday, 18 June, 2019

Short Course: RAS across America

Tuesday, 18 June, 2019

Webinar: Building farm level capacities in irrigation water management

Wednesday, 26 June, 2019

Online Course: Uncertainty Analysis in Groundwater Modelling - July

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

Webinar: How wrong is your flood model?

Wednesday, 10 July, 2019

Online Course 1: MAR global examples, drivers and policies

Tuesday, 23 July, 2019

Online Course 2: Building a MAR project

Tuesday, 30 July, 2019

Short Course: Australian Groundwater School

Sydney, NSW
Monday, 5 August, 2019

Online Course 3: Managing a MAR project

Tuesday, 6 August, 2019

Webinar: Groundwater Modelling with Modflow

Wednesday, 14 August, 2019

Webinar: Too hard for Einstein: Sediment Transport and Mobile Bed Hydraulics

Thursday, 22 August, 2019

Online Course: 1D Water Modelling with HEC-RAS - September 2019

Thursday, 5 September, 2019

Webinar: State and fate of the Hindu Kush Himalaya water resources

Wednesday, 11 September, 2019

Webinar: Are your pumps about to fail?

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Webinar: Water reform planning - a ‘wicked problem’

Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

Webinar: Modelling with HEC-HMS

Wednesday, 2 October, 2019

Webinar: Advancing groundwater-dependent ecosystem detection using radar

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019

Online Course: 2D Water Modelling with HEC-RAS - October 2019

Thursday, 24 October, 2019

Online Course: HEC-HMS Modelling

Thursday, 7 November, 2019

Short Course: Australian Groundwater School and Field Trip

Adelaide, SA
Monday, 11 November, 2019

Online Course: 2D Flood Modelling Using TUFLOW

Tuesday, 12 November, 2019

Online Course: Dam Breach Modelling with HEC-RAS

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019