Paul Hardisty

Paul Hardisty is the Director of the CSIRO Land and Water Flagship, a national research partnership which provides the science to underpin Australia’s economic, social and environmental prosperity through the stewardship of land and water resources, ecosystems, and urban areas.

Previously, Paul was Director of CSIRO’s Climate Adaptation Flagship which provided practical and effective adaptation options to climate change and variability. He has more than 20 years experience in the environmental and sustainability fields, with recognised global expertise in the resources and industrial sectors and advising corporations and governments.
Prior to joining CSIRO Paul was the Global Director of EcoNomicsTM and Sustainability at the international engineering services company WorleyParsons.
Paul holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Imperial College, University of London, and has been a visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering at the College since 1999. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia School of Business, where he teaches sustainability and climate change to MBA students.
Paul has a strong scientific publication record and has published two books, most recently,Environmental and Economic Sustainability.

  • Company:CSIRO
  • Short Bio:Director of the CSIRO Land and Water Flagship
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