Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster
Professor University College London
Stephen Foster has British chartered status as an Environmental Engineer and Applied Geologist, with major international experience in groundwater assessment and management, and is a Visiting Professor at University College London. Senior posts held include : World Health Organisation-Groundwater Advisor for Latin American & Caribbean(1985-89), British Geological Survey-Divisional Director (1990-99), World Bank-Groundwater Management Team Director (2001-12), International Association of Hydrogeologists President (2004-08), Global Water Partnership-Senior Adviser (2012-15) and International Water Association-Chair Groundwater Management Group (2018-22). Stephen received a DSc in 1983 for published work and also 9 various professional awards including: Institution of Water & Environmental Management-Whitaker Medal (1975), International Association of Hydrogeologists-Presidents Award (2004) and Geological Society of London-William Smith Medal (2006).