Bob O'Brien

Dr R.J. (Bob) O’Brien is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Environment Institute of the University of Adelaide and a Research Associate at Australian National University. He is also the Chairman of Australian Water Investments and Managing Director of Percat Water. Percat Water buys, leases and owns water licences – a new and emerging market in Australia, USA and Asia. Bob is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Directors and the Australian Institute of Management. He has published articles about water markets and water trading. He is a regular speaker to industry and local government about water markets and the opportunities for managing water resources using water trading. Bob’s expertise involves an understanding of water markets and water trading. He has provided advice to the government and private sectors about these developing areas.