Richard M Taylor, a fellow of the Energy Institute (UK), has been involved in the hydropower sector since 1985. He became a founding board member of IHA in 1995, and has served as the association’s executive director since 2001.
Richard has written and edited numerous technical papers and periodicals on water and energy, and has been engaged in United Nations initiatives on water (WWDR and UNEP), energy (UNIDO and UNDESA) and climate change (UNESCO and IPCC).
He has also participated in the work of the International Renewable Energy Alliance, World Bank, International Energy Agency, World Energy Council and World Water Council.
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