Extraordinary Senior Lecturer University of Western Cape
Dr Kevin Pietersen has more than 25-years’ experience in the water, geosciences and energy sectors. He was the team leader for the compilation of the SADC Hydrogeology Map and recently completed a project focusing on the analysis of policy, legal and institutional frameworks for groundwater management in the SADC region. He is project leader of several projects, including water resources management research in the Eastern Kalahari-Karoo Basin Transboundary Aquifer; developing an operations and maintenance training manual for groundwater Infrastructure; and a project on Big Data Analytics - localizing transboundary data sets in Southern Africa. He is a Co-Chair of the IAH Transboundary Aquifer Commission and he is collaborating with Professor John Cherry on the groundwater e-book.