Prof. James Nickum
James E. Nickum, a resident of Japan with a Ph.D. from the University of California (Berkeley), has served on the past four Boards in a number of capacities and as Editor-in-Chief of Water International since 2007. He is also Professional Research Associate at the Centre for Water and Development, School of Oriental and Asian Studies, University of London. He also serves as an advisor on water governance to the University of Hong Kong. He is a widely published institutional economist specialising in various facets of water and environmental governance, especially but not exclusively in China, which he visited for the first time in 1974 on a delegation with Ven Te Chow.