Iain Hair has completed Tertiary qualifications in geology and hydrogeology to MSc level at the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University. He has over 40 years' experience as a practicing geologist / hydrogeologist, both in Government and in the consulting industry.
Iain is acknowledged as a specialist in groundwater development and groundwater management projects.
During his career he has had experience in groundwater exploration, numerical modelling of groundwater systems, the practical development of groundwater supplies, design of groundwater extraction systems (bores, wells, galleries and borefields), design of monitoring networks and programs, and the assessment and design of dewatering and groundwater control systems. He has also provided expert witness evidence in dispute resolutions and for many matters before Courts of Law in Queensland and New South Wales.
Iain has contributed to or project managed hydrogeological assessments in all Australian states and in many overseas countries including: New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia, The Philippines, Viet Nam, Thailand, Burma (Myanmar), Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Northern Ireland.
Iain is based in DP's Brisbane office.