NSW Office of Water
John is a hydrogeologist with the NSW Office of Water (NOW) within the NSW Government. John has been in the groundwater assessment and project management field for 15 years, working in areas of groundwater vulnerability and availability mapping, aquifer risk assessments, licensing, water sharing, plan development and more recently in the identification and mapping of groundwater dependent ecosystems within the coastal aquifers of NSW. John is responsible for the groundwater technical assessment of major projects, predominantly coal mine and Coal Seam Gas activities within the Hunter Valley and Central Coast. Responsibilities as regional hydrogeologist include the production of technical reports that aid in delivering the State’s commitments under the National Water Initiative and NSW Water Management Act 2000.