Our team

UNSW initiated the Global Water Institute (UNSW-GWI) in January 2016 with the appointment of Professor Nick Schofield as its inaugural Director. The Institute has a membership of over 400 researchers, professional staff and PhD candidates spanning seven faculties and a dozen research centres.

Our water experts
UNSW-GWI has unparalleled water expertise across multiple disciplines and offers a range of unique skills and leading research facilitities. Our water education is taught across disciplines at the undergraduate level and we have a world-leading PhD program with over 160 current participants. .. More
Professor Nick Schofield
Professor Nick Schofield is very well known in the water industry in Australia and internationally, having held numerous leadership roles in academia, government, industry, consulting and the non-profit sector. Nick brings a wealth of knowledge and networks to the UNSW-GWI... More
UNSW-GWI Leadership Team
The UNSW-GWI leadership team consists of top experts from across UNSW including Engineering, Medicine and Law... More