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Presenter: Frederic Leusch

Dr Frederic Leusch is Professor and Deputy Head (Research) in the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University (Australia), where he teaches biology and environmental toxicology. Fred also leads the Toxicology Research Group at the Australian Rivers Institute on the Gold Coast, which focuses on assessing the impact of environmental contaminants on living organisms.

He currently serves on various national and international committees on issues related trace organic pollutants and drinking and recycled water quality, and currently chairs the Water Quality Advisory Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council, which provides advice to the NHMRC on the on-going revisions of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.