Neil Lazarow (PhD, MA(Hons), PgDip(PolSci), BA) leads the Integrated Regional Water practice area for CSIRO.
Neil’s work and interests focus on how society makes complex trade-offs in resource constrained environments drawing on his socioeconomic and natural science skills. His works spans social and environmental justice and poverty alleviation, marine and coastal resources management, drought and water security. Neil is passionate about the use of systems approaches and citizen science. Neil has worked extensively in the Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Neil is an active contributor to CSIRO’s domestic and global activities, and has a leading role in strategy, business development and relationship management for water, climate risk and integrated assessments.