Prof. Jane Doolan

ERP and AWPAC Member 

Jane is currently a Member of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, a Director of Southern Rural Water Authority and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra. She recently completed a term as the Environment Commissioner with the Australian Productivity Commission. She has more than 25 years’ experience in sustainable water resource management, providing policy advice on issues such as urban and rural water supply and security, national water reform, river health, environmental water allocation and catchment management, and the management of water during drought and climate change. Her career encompasses intergovernmental policy development and negotiations, particularly in relation to the management of the Murray–Darling Basin, and the oversight of major water projects and programs.

Previous positions include Professorial Fellow in Natural Resource Governance at the University of Canberra, Deputy Secretary for Water in the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Commissioner with the National Water Commission, Chair of the Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre and Deputy Chair, Western Water Authority.