Andrew Johnson PSM
Andrew has nearly 40 years’ experience in natural resource, water and environmental management working in environmental impact assessment, soil conservation and land management, landcare, dryland salinity, water policy, flood hazard management, industry and community development and legislative reform. In recent years he has provided Program and Project Management responsibilities for a range of major NRM and River Murray works and industry reform initiatives. During his time within Government he was a member of a wide range of state and national statutory and advisory committees and was responsible for negotiating major funding agreements with the Commonwealth. Since August 2015 he has been on long service leave; travelling and undertaking contract employment with ICE WaRM and other organisations. As part of this work he has travelled extensively overseas to Nepal and India (Rajasthan) advising on water resources capacity building and water management initiatives. Prior to that he was the Group Executive Director within PIRSA with overarching responsibility for the South Australian Research and Development Institute, Biosecurity SA, Rural Solutions SA and River Murray initiatives including delivery of the $265m South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program and redevelopment and expansion of the Loxton Research Centre and incorporation of the National Almond Research Centre of Excellence.