Geoffrey J. Syme

Geoffrey J. Syme

Dr. Geoff Syme is Professor of Planning in the Centre for Planning at Edith Cowan University in Australia. Dr. Syme has 35 years of experience in social and interdisciplinary research on the effects of water management on societal outcomes. He has led large scale national and international research programs (>AUS 1.5 Mill) and has served as Research Director for CSIRO's Land and Water. He received a CSIRO medal for Research Excellence, and the Australian Water Association's Peter Hughes Water Award. He has published over 100 journal articles in a variety of disciplinary and multidisciplinary journals and is currently an Editor in Chief of the Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier). He regularly provides advice to National and International government and industry bodies. He provided substantial input to the National Water Commission's guide to incorporating ecological services into water planning. He is currently Project Leader on an ACIAR funded livelihoods based assessment of the effect of scale of Watershed Development in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Planning, Edith Cowan University, Australia