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The Australian National University

Dr Andrew Ross

BA (Hons) MA (Econ)
Research Fellow
ANU College of Science
T: 61 2 6125 6771

Areas of expertise

  • Natural Resource Management 050209
  • Environment Policy 160507
  • Public Administration 160509

Research interests

Integrated surface water and groundwater management

Water governance and environmental governance

Water banking and aquifer storage and recovery

Policy integration and implementation





Andrew Ross is a Research Fellow at the Australian National University and the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training.  His major current work is on integrated cyclical water resource management, with an emphasis on improving water governance and institutions to support water reform. He is co-editing an international book on integrated groundwater management.  Before joining the ANU he was policy director in the Australian Department of Environment and Heritage and the Treasury. He also worked for the OECD's Environmental Directorate.


Researcher's projects

Water banking and aquifer storage and recovery

Groundwater governance

Interface between policy and integrated catchment modelling

Resilience and the water-land-food nexus


Past student projects

PHD on Integrated Surface Water and Groundwater Management in the Murray-Darling Basin, Colorado and Idaho


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Updated:  18 October 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers