International Expert

World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Dr. Annandale has more than 40 years of experience as a civil engineer specializing in water resources engineering. He is known for his expertise in reservoir sedimentation management and worked on numerous sediment management projects worldwide. In addition to authoring and co-authoring four books in this field of specialisation he was also named by Water Power and Dam Engineering as one of 20 engineers who made a significant international contribution to dam engineering.

He has promoted sustainable development of hydropower and dam projects for many years, having identified that reservoir sedimentation and climate change are significant risk drivers threatening achievement of this goal.

Dr Annandale was responsible for the conceptual design of the RESCON 2 software, funded by the World Bank, that is used to assess the technical and economic viability of reservoir sedimentation management techniques and to perform a preliminary climate change impact assessment on project sustainability.