Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster

Catedrático Visitante -- University College, London

Biografía

Ingeniero y Geólogo Titulado con muy amplia experiencia en la evaluación, gestión y protección de las aguas subterráneas a nivel mundial.Stephen Foster has exceptional experience of groundwater assessment, management and protection in a wide variety of contexts and applications worldwide. His senior posts include : World Health Organisation-Groundwater Advisor for Latin American & Caribbean (1986-89), British Geological Survey-Environmental Geology Division Director (1990-99) and World Bank– GW-MATe Director (2000-11), a major programme to facilitate groundwater management globally in development projects. He was voted International Association of Hydrogeologists Vice-President (2000-04) and President (2004-08), was a co-founder of the UK Groundwater Forum (a cross-sector platform for policy dialogue) and a member of the EU–Groundwater Working Group (on the implementation of the EC-Water Framework Directive). Academically he received a D Sc in 1983 for published work, in 1993 was appointed to a Visiting Professorship at the University of London and named a Foreign Corresponding Member of the Spanish Real Academia de Ciencias, and has received numerous awards from professional societies


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