Researcher biography

Bob joined QAEHS in 2016 after a 40+ year career in the water industry, culminating in the role of manager of scientific services for one of Australia’s largest water utilities.  In his journey from a Bachelor of Science, Applied Chemistry (QUT) to manager, he has had hands-on experience with all forms of chemical and biological science as they relate to the water and waste water industry, as well as the environment; encompassing local Government, private consultancy and water utilities.  Bob managed a NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) laboratory for the last 20 years of his career and was a signatory for a wide range of physical, chemical and instrumental analyses as well as field sample collection.

He brings the following skills to QAEHS:

  • Quality Assurance and documentation of methodology
  • Review of papers and reports
  • Field sampling techniques for water and soil
  • Data management