Tony Jakeman received his Bachelor of Science with first class honours in Pure and Applied Mathematics from the University of NSW in 1973. He was awarded his PhD in Applied Numerical Analysis from ANU in 1976. After holding a short-term postdoctoral position in Statistics at the University of Florida, he returned to ANU in 1976 and joined the Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies. In 1997 he helped set up the Integrated Catchment Assessment and Management (iCAM) Centre, now comprising 10 research staff, and 12 PhD students, supported by a small, dedicated group of technical and management staff.
Tony has been President of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (www.mssanz.org.au) since 1987 and was Foundation President of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (www.iemss.org), until 2006. He is on the Board of numerous academic journals and is Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Modelling and Software, an Elsevier journal with an Impact Factor of 1.992. He has undertaken invited study leave at Stanford, Cambridge and Lancaster Universities, as well as at the University of Western Australia, CSIRO Land and Water and the UK Institute of Hydrology (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology).