Core Team

Oliver M. Brandes

Project Lead

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Oliver M. Brandes is an economist and lawyer by training and a trans-disciplinarian by design. He serves as Co-Director of the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, based at the University of Victoria’s Centre for Global Studies, where he leads the POLIS Water Sustainability Project.

Rosie Simms

Research Lead & Project Manager

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As Research Lead and Project Manager at the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, Rosie’s work includes doing applied research and communicating new thinking on water governance, law, and policy.

Jon O’Riordan

Strategic Advisor, Water Policy

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Dr. Jon O’Riordan joined the Water Sustainability Project as a strategic water policy advisor in 2007, where he focuses on provincial water policy reform and the ecological governance of water management.

Kelly Bannister

Water Ethics & Values Initiative

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Dr. Kelly Bannister is Co-Director of the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance and heads the Water Ethics and Cross Cultural Values Initiative at the POLIS Water Sustainability Project.

Jonathen Bewley

Work Study Student

Jonathen Bewley is a Geography and Environmental Studies student at the University of Victoria.