Professional summary

Gwyn was a senior research manager possessing over 30 years’ experience in applied hydrology and environmental informatics. As a former hydrologist, he specialised in water resources, low flows, drought and climate change impacts. His informatics experience included systems development and environmental data management on a variety of IT platforms. Gwyn has extensive experience of formal project- and programme-management approaches, team leadership, line- and resource-management, business change management, and board-level strategic direction and decision making.

Gwyn had worked at UKCEH since 1993. He was formerly Science Area Head - Water Resources, and was previously Director of Environmental Informatics, responsible for the organisation's environmental informatics R&D programme and the Environmental Information Data Centre. He was Head of the National River Flow Archive from 2006 to 2009 and before that worked mostly on projects in Europe or South Asia. Before joining UKCEH, Gwyn worked for Wessex Water, where he developed databases and software applications to support the water supply and wastewater management parts of the business.

Gwyn had served, on panels, boards and committees, including: the UKCEH Executive Committee; UKCEH Science Leadership Committee; DESNZ Climate Services for a Net Zero World Research Directorate; European Network of Freshwater Research Organisations Management Board; the CIWEM Water Resources Panel; the UKEOF Management Group; Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Independent Environmental Advisory Panel; the UK National Committee for the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS); the IAHS Ltd. Board of Directors & Trustees; the WMO-GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme; and, the UK National Committee for the UNESCO-IHP.

Selected publications