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Presenter: Greg Leslie

Greg Leslie is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and the deputy director of the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology at the University of New South Wales. Prior to joining UNSW, he worked in the public and private sector on water treatment, reuse and desalination projects in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.

Greg’s experience includes work on the Singapore NEWater recycling projects at Bedok, Kranji and Seletar and at the Orange County Water District (OCWD) in California as the deputy program manager for the Groundwater Water Replenishment System; the largest indirect potable reuse project in the United States.

Greg has served on the Water Advisory Committee for the Prime Ministers Science Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC – 2007) , the National Health and Medical Research Council Sub-committee on water issues (2007-2009), the World Health Organisation Technical Committee preparing guidelines for desalination (2006-2007), and currently serves on the Independent Advisory Panel for the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment Project (2008-present).