Water Research Australia is pleased to announce that Dr Heather Lacey has joined us on secondment from WaterNSW as a Senior Research Manager.

Heather is a scientist with an extensive research background in microbiology and chemistry and has obtained her PhD in Chemistry from The University of Sydney. Heather possesses over 15 years of experience in managing collaborations between industry, research providers, and government in the water and pharmaceutical industries.

Heather seeks to understand water industry challenges and aims to provide tailored research solutions. Her project portfolio covers many topics including water quality modelling, microbial secondary metabolites, water chemistry, and the identification, assessment, and operationalisation of new technologies for remote water quality monitoring.

Heather will join WaterRA’s Research Team and work closely with utility and research partners to facilitate the delivery of our research programs.

Heather will be with WaterRA until end of December 2022. She can be contacted via email or on (08) 7424 2445.

Please join us in making Heather feel welcome!