Dr. Marc Andreini holds a Ph.D and MSc in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, a BSc in Civil Engineering and a BA in Economics from the University of California. Dr. Andreini is a hydrologist and registered Civil Engineer in California, with over 35 years of domestic and international experience. His research covers shallow groundwater irrigation, small reservoirs, solute movement, and basin scale decision support systems for integrated water resource management. He taught at the University of Zimbabwe and coordinated the University of Bonn’s GLOWA Volta Project to develop a basin scale water resource management decision support system. He also led the International Water Management Institute’s Small Reservoirs Project. Dr. Andreini founded and now manages ZPL LLC, a consulting firm specializing on water management in Africa. During his career, Dr. Andreini has worked with consulting firms, intergovernmental organizations, and governments to improve water resource management in Botswana, Ghana, Morocco, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.