Mr Rob Freeman
15 April 2010 11:22:07 AM
Mr Rob Freeman was appointed Chief Executive and Member of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority in 2008 and is an experienced senior public servant.
Prior to this appointment, Mr Freeman was Chief Executive of the South Australian Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation from 2002 to 2008 and Deputy Director General of the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines from 1998 to 2002.
He has been involved in many national and interjurisdictional initiatives and negotiations. He was South Australia’s lead Commissioner and Deputy President of the former Murray-Darling Basin Commission and chaired many national committees including the Natural Resource Management Policies and Programs Committee.
Rob’s original professional background was in surveying and he remains a Fellow of the Australian Institution of Surveyors and a Fellow of the Spatial Sciences Institute of Australia.