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.