Robert Skinner

Professor

20122020
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Biography

Professor Rob Skinner is the Director of Monash Water for Liveability at Monash Sustainable Development Institute.

He is also Chair of WaterAid Australia and Chair of WaterAid International; Deputy chair of the CRC for Water sensitive Cities; Deputy Chair of Yarra Valley Water; and director of the International Centre of Excellence for Water Resources Management.

Rob was Managing Director of Melbourne Water from 2005 to 2011. Prior to joining Melbourne Water, Rob was Chief Executive Officer of the Kingston Council – a large municipal council in metropolitan Melbourne – during which time he also held a number of key positions in the water sector as  chairman or member of boards or government advisory committees. He has been a Board member of the Water Services Association of Australia. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Water Association and Chair of the Association’s Cities of the Future Program.

Whilst at Melbourne Water Rob initiated a number of collaborative relationships between Melbourne Water and agencies in Singapore, UK, Israel and Timor Leste.

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2012 2015

Sustainable urban water futures in developing countries: the centralised, decentralised or hybrid dilemma

Poustie, M. S., Deletic, A., Brown, R. R., Wong, T. H. F., de Haan, F. J. & Skinner, R., 2015, In : Urban Water Journal. 12, 7, p. 543 - 558 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Guidance manual: Key steps for implementing a strategic planning process for transformative change

Frantzeskaki, N., Rogers, B. C., Skinner, R. & Brown, R. R., 2012, Melbourne, Australia: Monash University.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Melbourne's transition to a Water Sensitive City: Recommendations for strategic action

Rogers, B. C., Frantzeskaki, N., Skinner, R. & Brown, R. R., 2012, Melbourne, Australia: Monash University.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportOther

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Industry projects

Water and Historical Cities - Through the Lens of Water

Markus Jung (Speaker), Diego Ramirez (Speaker), Robert Skinner (Speaker)
Nov 2015

Activity: Teaching EngagementsIndustry projects