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Clive Lyle has worked on an extensive range of river basin, water resources and irrigation projects in and Australia Asia as team leader and specialist member for projects conducted by international development agencies, agencies of developing countries, Universities and consulting companies. I regularly consult directly to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank on project design, supervision and evaluation and am highly familiar with their procedures.

My main areas of expertise are river basin management and planning, institutional and policy arrangements, team leadership and project management.

My experience is recognised by my appointments as:

  • a water expert to the current and previous DFAT/AusAID Water and Environment Expert Panel;
  • a member of the World Bank ‘Water Expert Team’;
  • international CTA member of the World Bank Team that won a World Bank Vice President’s Team Award (2012) for innovation, development impact, levering partnerships, and sharing knowledge across boundaries for work on the GEF Hai River Basin project in China.
  • Principal Fellow (honorary) in IWRM at the Melbourne University