Healthy Waterways welcomes a new wave of management
Dr Schneider’s experience spans over 30 years in a range of science and management based roles within the commercial, academic and government sectors.
Specialising in natural resource management, risk profiling and mitigation, communications and environmental research, Dr Schneider brings a wealth of expertise and passion to his new role.
Chief Executive Officer is a new position that has been introduced to the Healthy Waterways Partnership by the Board and Dr Schneider is looking forward to the exciting challenges ahead.
“As the inaugural CEO I am looking forward to refocusing Healthy Waterways’ outcomes on delivering both existing and emerging challenges so as to acknowledge recent regional reforms and inform national priorities,” Dr Schneider said.
Dr Schneider’s extensive experience includes work across the Pacific Rim, development and implementation of Integrated Water Cycle Management across New South Wales, delivery of Environmental Flows assessments, modelling for urban sewage and stormwater impacts, and environmental and human health risk assessments.
Over the past five years, Dr Schneider was the Manager of Land and Water Quality at Seqwater with responsibility for delivery of a sustainable landscape and source water quality.
Dr Schneider is currently an Adjunct professor at two Queensland Universities and has received numerous awards for excellence in environmental services.
The South East Queensland Healthy Waterways Partnership (the Partnership) is a collaboration between the Queensland Government, local governments, industries, research organisations and community groups. The Partners work together to improve how we manage our catchments and the health of the waterways in South East Queensland.