Raymond is an internationally recognised leader & author in sustainable water management in mining.
Dr. Upmanu Lall is the Director of the Columbia Water Center, the Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering, and the Chair of the Dept. of Earth & Environmental Engineering at Columbia University. He has broad interests hydrology, climate dynamics, water resource systems analysis, risk management & sustainability. He is motivated by challenging questions at the intersection of these fields with the focus on relevance to societal outcomes & advancement of science towards innovative application.