Paul Wyrwoll is an environmental and resources economist at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. His PhD research focuses on regulatory design for multipurpose hydropower reservoirs under risks associated with climate variability, water insecurity, and energy transitions. His other research interests include: the design and application of agricultural water pricing; the economics of pumped hydropower storage; and the resilience of social-ecological systems under risks and uncertainty.

Paul is a member of the Food, Energy, Environment and Water (FE2W) Network ( that works with decision-makers on understanding and addressing risks and trade-offs across food, energy, environmental, and water systems.

Previously, Paul was General Manager of the FE2W Network and Managing Editor of the Global Water Forum (www.globalwaterforum), an online resource publishing concise, open-access articles from leading researchers on water governance, policy, and science. Prior to beginning his PhD, he worked at the International Centre for Environmental Management, Hanoi on climate change, food security, water management, and biodiversity conservation in countries of the Lower Mekong Basin. He has also worked in groundwater management in the mining industry in Western Australia.