Personal Details:

 

Full name: Henning Bjornlund

Address: RSD 51, Hamilton via Kapunda SA 5373

Date of Birth: January, 7 1950

Citizenship:       Danish

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University Education:

 

1999       PhD from University of South Australia

1993       Bachelor of Business in Property (Valuation) from University of South Australia

1970   Teachers Training College Denmark, incomplete (B.Ed)

 

Work Experience:

 

2006-               Associate Research Professor University of South Australia

2005-               Research Chair University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

2004-2006       Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia

2002-2004       Research Fellow, University of South Australia

1999-2002     Research Associate, University of South Australia.

1993-2004     Casual tutoring and lecturing, University of South Australia.

1999 and 2000: Lecturing in Real Estate Market Research

2001: Lecturing Forecasting and Business Analysis.

2001-2004 Lecturing International Property Market both on campus and in   

Hong Kong

1985-1989             Managing Director Tropical Farming, Cayman Islands,

1980-1985       Business Manager D.s.i. Faelleseje, Denmark.

1973-1980       Business Manager The Necessary Teachers Training College, Denmark

1972-73                     Teacher, The Traveling Folk-High School, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

Membership of professional organizations

 

Australian Water Association

Canadian Water Resources Association

International Water Association

International Water Resources Association

International Water Resources Economics Consortium

International Association of Agricultural Economists

Canadian Agricultural Economics Society

Pacific Rim Real Estate Educators Society

River Basin Management Society

Canadian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Committee work at University of South Australia

 

2002-2004           School Executive School of International Business

2003-2005           Divisional Board Division of Business and Enterprise

2003-2005     Alternate member of the Human Research Ethics Committee for the University of South Australia

2003-2005       Human Research Ethics Committee for the Division of Business

2003-             Member of expert panel to provide critique of funds applications written by staff members from the Division of Business

 

Voluntary and unpaid work

 

1975-1990             Business and policy advisor for two charity organisations in Denmark: °•Developing Aid from People to People°¶ and °•Humana°¶.

1976-1990       Chairman, The International Continuation School, Denmark.

1973-1990       Business and policy advisor for a group of educational institutions in Denmark.

 


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Invited papers:

 

Bjornlund, H. (2005): Water markets as instruments to allocate and reallocate water under scarcity. Paper Presented to staff at Kalpasar - The Gulf of Khambhat Development Project, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Bjornlund, H. (2005): Water markets as instruments to allocate and reallocate water under scarcity. Paper presented to students and staff at the Centre for Excellence in Environment and Sustainable Development, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Bjornlund, H. (2005): Recent and emerging water policy reforms in Australia. Invited paper presented at the Principal paper session of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Conference, San Francisco, July.

Bjornlund, H. (2005): Water Issues in Alberta's Second Century, 2005 Alex Johnston Lecture in Lethbridge, Alberta, November  

Bjornlund, H. (2005): Water markets as part of a wider water management framework °V Some Australian experiences. Invited paper presented to the Centre for Agricultural and Rural Development, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, October

Bjornlund, H. (2005): Reducing Water Consumption without Reducing Productivity °V Some Australian Experiences. Invited paper presented to the Expert Workshop on Water Allocation Strategies for Limited Water Supply, Calgary, Alberta, May

Bjornlund, H. (2004): Water Markets °V an integral part of Australian Water Policy Reforms. An invited paper presented to the conference °•Confronting Water Scarcity: Challenges and Choices°¶. Alberta, Canada, 13°V16 July.

Bjornlund, H. (2004): Water trading and environmental flows °V an irrigator perspective. Invited paper presented to the annual general meeting of the Berri Land Action Planning Committee, October.

Bjornlund, H. (2004): Can water markets achieve policy objectives °V some Australian Experiences. Paper presented at University of Zimbabwe on 12 July.

Bjornlund, H. (2004): Every Drop of Water °V Increasing Social and Economic Benefits. Paper presented to the University of Lethbridge, Alberta Canada, April.

Bjornlund, H. (2003): Water Management for Poverty Alleviation. Paper presented to the 3rd World Water Forum, Kyoto.

Bjornlund, H. (2003): Australian Water Market Experiences °V Lessons for South Africa. Paper presented to the Water Resource Commission, Pretoria;

Bjornlund, H. (2003): Australian Water Market Experiences °V Lessons for South Africa. Paper presented to the irrigators in the Heatonville Irrigation Scheme, Felixton;

Bjornlund, H. (2003): Australian Water Market Experiences °V Lessons for South Africa. Paper presented at Natal University, Pietermaritsburg; South Africa.

Bjornlund, H. (2003): Water Markets °V Lessons for Canada. Paper presented at Lethbridge University.

Bjornlund, H. (2003): Water Markets °V Lessons for Canada. Paper presented at a public seminar organized by the Water Institute for Semi-aried Ecosystems.

Bjornlund, H. (2002): The land/water market price relationship. Paper presented to the Valuation of irrigation property and water right seminar. Organized by the Valuer General in Melbourne and the Australian Property Institute.

Bjornlund, H. (2002): Water Markets °V Outcomes and future directions. Seminar held by The Hydrological Society, Adelaide.

Bjornlund, H. (2000): Early Water Market Outcomes. Seminar held by the Department of Water Resources, Adelaide .

Bjornlund, H. (2000): Water Market Policies. Paper presented at the Value of Water Seminar held by the Australian Property Institute, Adelaide.

Bjornlund, H. and McKay, J. (2001): Recent Water Policy Initiatives: Some outcomes and how they are perceived in a Victorian irrigation community. Paper presented on the Saving the Murray Conference, Adelaide, February

 

Prizes and awards:

 

2005:              Certificate of Excellence in Research, School of Commerce, University of South Australia

2005:              The award for the second best paper published in the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal in 2004

2005:              The award for the second best paper published in the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal in 2005

2005:              The RICS (Royal Institute for Certified Surveyors in London) $1,000 Thought Leadership Award for the paper: Bjornlund, H. and O°¶Callaghan, B: Implicit Values and Explicit Prices of Water °V Do the Converge.

2004:              The award for the second best paper published in the Pacific Rim Property Research Journal in 2004

2003:              Anne Hawke Prize for the best paper published by a staff member of the Division of Business and Enterprise in 2002 for the paper °•The socio-economic structure of irrigation communities °V water markets and the structural adjustment process°¶. Journal of Rural Society 12(2), 123-145

2002:               The best refereed paper award at the conference of the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society in Christ Church, New Zealand, January for the paper °•Are Water Markets Maturing°¶.

 

Nationally and Internationally Competitive Grants:

2004:               Jointly with Brian Cheers, Martin Shanahan and David Round. ARC Linkage grant °•Water Scarcity and rural social hardship °V can water markets alleviate the problem?°¶ 2004-2007. Industry Partners: Murray°VDarling Basin Commission, Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation in Adelaide, Department of Sustainability and Environment in Melbourne, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources in Tamworth, and Goulburn°VMurray Water in Tatura, Victoria. Funding: ARC $231,782, cash industry partners: $96,000, cash CRC Irrigation Futures $45,000, In-kind industry partners: $182,110.

2004:               Jointly with Klein, Walburger and Le Roy University of Lethbridge and Horbulyk from Calgary University. Alberta Ingenuity Fund Grant °•Increasing the Productivity of Water use for Agriculture in the South Saskatchewan River Basin: Funding C$300,000.

2001:               Jointly with Rob Fowler (Jennifer McKay). ARC-SPIRT: Elements of the Next Generation of Water Market Policies which are Socially Equitable and Ecologically Sustainable within Rural Communities, 2001-2004. The project is supported by Department of Water Resources - SA, Department of Primary Industries SA, SA Water, Central Irrigation Trust °V SA, River Murray Catchment Water Management Board °V SA, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment °V VIC, Goulburn-Murray Water °V VIC, Department of Land and Water Conservation - NSW, Murray Irrigation Ltd. °V NSW and Australian National Commission on Irrigation and Drainage. Professor Rob Fowler taken over from Professor McKay as team leader during the first year. Funding: Cash contribution from the ARC 181,217,c ash from industry partners $66,720, and in-kind contribution from industry partners $228,800.

1999:               Jointly with Jennifer McKay. Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation (Now Land and Water Australia): Sustainability with Profitability: Rural Adjustment via Water Markets. The project was supported by Department of Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs - SA, Department of Primary Industries SA, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment °V VIC, Goulburn-Murray Water °V VIC, Department of Land and Water Conservation - NSW, Murray Irrigation Ltd. °V NSW and Australian Irrigation Associations. Funding Land and Water Australia $136,000.

1996:               Jointly with Jennifer McKay. Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation (Now Land and Water Australia): Do Water Market Policies Achieve Environmental and Socio-Economic Goals.  The project was supported by Department of Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs - SA, Department of Primary Industries SA, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment °V VIC, Goulburn-Murray Water °V VIC. Funding $186,000

 

Smaller Grants:

 

2005:               Divisional Seed Funding to prepare the ARC Linkage application, $3,000.

2003:               Divisional Seed Funding to prepare the ARC Linkage application °•Water scarcity and rural social hardship goes hand in hand - Can water markets help?°¶, $3,000.

2002:               University of South Australia research Development Grant °•The Valuation Implication of the Separation of Land and Water Rights°¶, $18,000.

2002:               Divisional Research Funding for project °•The Valuation Implication of the Separation of Land and Water Rights°¶, $3,000.

2002:               Divisional Research Funding for Project °•Water Trading in Australia (tentative book title)°¶ $3,000.

2001:               ATN Small Grant °•Water Polices for Unregulated Rivers and Groundwater Aquifers within the Murray-Darling Basin, $7,000.

2001:               Divisional Research Funding for project °•Water Polices for Unregulated Rivers and Groundwater Aquifers within the Murray-Darling Basin°¶, $3,000.

1994:             The Ernest Jackson Memorial Grant, River Basin Management Society, $1,000.

 

 

 


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Industry funded research projects:

 

2005              National Capital °V the Value of Water °V Alberta Environment and other provincial and federal department. Jointly with Klein and Walburger for University of Lethbridge and a private consultant group.

2005                Climate Change Adaptation °V Alberta Vulnerability Assessment °V Economic Scoping Study for the Provincial Government of Alberta. With four other faculty members at The University of Lethbridge

2002:              Sun Water in Queensland. Water Market Experiences from South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

2001:               Project Manager for the Water Conservation Partnership Project°¶s °•Market Incentive Scheme Study°¶. The project team consists of Henning Bjornlund, Jennifer McKay and John Pisaniello from the Water Policy and Law Group

2001:               Marsden Jacob and Associate, Consulting Economists. Water prices and price dispersion in NSW, Victoria and South Australia.

2000:               Trading of Water Allocations and Licenses in the South East of South Australia. Jointly with CSIRO Land and Water in Adelaide:

2000:               A Review of the Murray Darling Basin Commissions Pilot Interstate Water Trading Project. Jointly with CSIRO Land and Water in Adelaide.

 

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List of Publications

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