Alex Bielak

As Senior Research Fellow and Knowledge Broker in the freshwater programme at UNU-INWEH, Alex leads a new Knowledge Management and Mobilization (K*) initiative for the Institute. A NATO Scholar, he previously held senior positions with Canada\’s National Water Research Institute, NGOs, and Canadian federal and provincial government departments.
Alex holds a PhD degree in Freshwater Biology from the University of Waterloo and has served on numerous National and International Boards and Committees. He also currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Chair of UN-Water and was recently appointed as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and Multi-Media at McMaster University.