Hector Mellano is an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne with extensive experience working with international professional and research organisations. He recently concluded a three-year term as Vice-President of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage.
Associate Professor Mellano has consulted for several international organisations including the World Bank, AusAID, and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. He has conducted research on modelling to total water and solute cycles in catchments with significant irrigation systems. This research focuses on the options for improving harmonisation of the irrigation systems within the catchment landscape.