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Presenter: Susan Petterson

Associate Professor Susan Petterson is the Director of Water and Health Pty Ltd and is an international expert in water-related microbial risk assessment. She has been involved with the World Health Organization working group for harmonisation of microbial risk assessment since 2009, and is the lead author of their QMRA guidance document launched in July this year.

Susan serves as an editor for the IWA Journal of Water and Health, and the Global Water Pathogens Project ( and is an academic title holder in the School of Medicine at Griffith University. She is also a member of the Water Quality Advisory Committee appointed by the National Health and Medical Research Council.