Ross Allen

Project Leader, Adoption Pathways Program, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

p. (03) 9905 9766 (Mon/Wed/ Fri)

Ross is an experienced urban water professional with specialist expertise in integrated water management and water sensitive urban design.  He has worked in private consulting, project alliances and local government organisations, nationally and internationally.  As a qualified ecological engineer and aspiring urban designer,  Ross is focused on creating multi-functional and engaging urban places by delivering socio-technical innovation in urban water management.
His professional experience includes research implementation, strategic planning, concept and detailed design, construction liaison and performance monitoring.  He contributes to creating water sensitive cities in Australia through demonstration, capacity building and leadership activities.  He contributes to the water industry through presentations at technical conferences and seminars.

Prior to working at Monash University, Ross’ was an Associate Director of AECOMs Design + Planning Practice in Melbourne. He provided technical leadership and strategic input to water sensitive urban design and urban water management projects in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

Ross leads the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities research project D1: Establishing a National ‘Alliance’ for Transitioning to Water Sensitive Cities as part of the Adoption Pathways Program.