Professor Louise Bracken

Louise is the Executive Director of the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience at Durham University and Scientific Director of The Water Hub.  As one of the world’s leading experts investigating pathways of runoff and sediment in catchments Louise leads a team of researchers, generates and oversees research from a wide range of funders (practice, policy, research and donors) and maintains an international network of researchers and practitioners. The Water Hub is a new initiative to help businesses identify and develop innovative solutions to practical challenges in the North East water sector. It is a collaboration between Durham University, Durham County Council, the Environment Agency and Northumbrian Water.