D Sc (London)
C Eng CIWEM
C Geol FGS
A career overview and selected classified archive to published work from 1972 to 2015.
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|Stephen Foster has exceptional experience of groundwater assessment, management and protection in a wide variety of contexts and applications worldwide – from his native Britain to Argentina, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brasil, China, Costa Rica, India, Malawi, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Spain, Sri Lanka & Thailand, His senior posts include : World Health Organisation–Groundwater Adviser for Latin America & Caribbean (1986-89), British Geological Survey–Divisional Director (1991-99) and World Bank–GW.MATe Director (2000-11), a major programme to promote local groundwater management globally.
He was voted International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) – Vice President for Western Europe (2000-04) and President (2004-08) (www.iah.org) was a co-founder of the UK Groundwater Forum (a national cross-sector platform for policy dialogue),was a member of the EC-Groundwater Working Group (2000-08) and of the GEF Groundwater Governance Programme-Core Drafting Team (2013-15) and has been a Global Water Partnership–Senior Adviser (www.gwp.org) since 2011 publishing on trans-sectoral aspects of groundwater management.
Academically he received a D Sc (London) in 1983 for published work and in 1993 was appointed to a University of London–Visiting Professorship