Professor Greg Leslie is the Director of the UNSW Global Water Institute, and the Director of the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology. 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.
His experience includes work on the NEWater recycling projects for the Singapore Public Utilities Board and the Groundwater Water Replenishment System at the Orange County Water District (OCWD) in California. He served on the World Health Organisation Technical Committee that developed guidelines for desalination, the Water Issue Committee for the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and the Independent Advisory Panel for the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment Project.
Presently engaged as a Project Officer at UNSW Global Water Institute, Genevieve (‘Ginger’) actively contributes to projects in three thematic areas: water governance and security, healthy oceans and resilient coastlines, and safe water, focusing on access and equity for all. With a strong commitment to advancing sustainable water solutions, Ginger proactively supports initiatives that provide tangible benefits to both the community and the environment.
Prior to her role as a Project Officer, Ginger served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore, specialising in water quality monitoring and quantitative microbial risk assessment. She was actively involved in high-impact research projects totaling $3.3M. Her expertise also extends to project planning and coordination for wastewater infrastructure projects valued at $55M, including the World Bank-funded Manila Third Sewerage Project.
The UNSW water community has expertise in a diverse range of water-related topics.
UNSW-GWI receives advice from an international panel of renowned global water experts, spanning many sectors and geographies.
Sign up to our newsletter for our latest news, featured stories, profiles and alumni Q&A.