Advisory Board

Role of REFORM Advisory Board
The Advisory Board is the main external advisory body and consists of independent persons representing international and national stakeholders or stakeholder organisations including river basin managers, representatives of the economic sectors relevant to river restoration and lead scientists in river ecosystem restoration.


  • Bas van der Wal
    Foundation for Applied Water Research (STOWA), The Netherlands


  • Evdokia Achilleos
    European Commission - Directorate General Environment, Unit D.1. Protection of Water Resources, Belgium


  • Gary Brierley
    University of Auckland, New Zealand


  • Herve Piegay
    National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France


  • Johan Kling, Ph.D.
    Planning Department, Water resource management unit, The Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management, Sweden


  • Margaret Palmer
    Center for Environmental Science, University of Maryland, USA


  • Peter Pollard
    Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), Scotland


  • Ursula Schmedtje
    Bavarian Environment Agency (LfU), Germany