Jane Doolan

Dr Jane Doolan has over 25 years experience in sustainable water resource management, providing policy advice at senior levels to both the Australian and state governments on issues such as urban and rural water supply and security, national water reform, river health, environmental water allocation, catchment management, and the management of water during drought and climate change. Her career encompasses intergovernmental policy development and negotiations, particularly in relation to the management of the Murray–Darling Basin, and the oversight of major water projects and programs.   Jane is a Founding member of the Water Policy Group and is currently a Director of Southern Rural Water Corporation and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra. She  just recently completed a term as the Environment Commissioner with the Australian Productivity Commission.  Previous positions include Professorial Fellow in Natural Resource Governance at the University of Canberra, Deputy Secretary for Water in the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Commissioner with the National Water Commission and Chair of the Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre.