Water Technology Welcomes Lauren and Georgina

Water Technology Welcomes Lauren and Georgina

As Water Technology continues to grow we have been successful in recruiting a number of additional senior staff. As with previous years, our growth is founded upon the recruitment of exceptional technical staff to service our growing client base. Recent recruits to the Melbourne office include Lauren Mittiga and Georgina Race.

Lauren has an honours degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as a degree in Environmental Science from The University of Adelaide. She has over 9 years professional experience in hydrology and water resources planning and modelling, with considerable experience in stakeholder consultation with government, community groups, academia and the private sector. Lauren has significant experience in hydrological assessment of dams across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland. She has recently returned from the UK where she provided independent review of hydrology and water resources modelling for Thames, Wessex, Bristol and Southern Water and lead stakeholder consultation on behalf of the Environment Agency in the UK and the World Bank in the Philippines. Lauren has strong project management skills and builds excellent client relationships.

Georgina is a senior consultant specialising in the application of remote sensing and GIS technologies to support natural resource management and has over fifteen years of experience in these fields. She has extensive experience in managing the design and delivery of integrated information systems, geographic information systems, mobile mapping and remote sensing technology to support natural resource management and infrastructure development projects throughout Australia and internationally.

Georgina has a track record in developing strong technical teams, alliances and client relationships for the successful delivery of spatial technical solutions and integrated NRM projects across for clients including CMAs in Victoria and New South Wales, Melbourne Water, Southern Rural Water, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Department of Sustainability and Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology and the National Water Commission.

Water Technology welcomes both Lauren and Georgina.

About The Author

Warwick Bishop
Warwick is a Director of Water Technology and has over 20 years of experience in surface water management. He has led a wide variety of projects covering areas such as flood risk management, water quality, sediment transport, coastal hazard, WSUD and environmental flows. Warwick has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Engineering Science Degree from Monash University, investigating the detailed hydraulics of stormwater treatment wetlands. Warwick has experience throughout Australia in both rural and urban contexts. Since 2011 he has provided specialist input to the Flood Intelligence Unit of SES during both catchment and coastal flood emergencies. He is actively involved in Engineers Australia and is the current chair of the Victorian Water Engineering Branch Committee. Warwick has also contributed to the revision of Australian Rainfall and Runoff, with a particular focus on the application of flood models in urban areas.

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