Dr Carla Boehl joined WASM in July 2013 as Senior Lecturer and Researcher. Previously she worked with Rio Tinto’s Asset Management Division where she developed competencies as Principal Engineer Water and Hydrocarbons managing a team of six engineers. She was Board Member of Engineers Australia WA and Chair of Women in Engineering WA. She worked as Supervising Engineer Strategic Asset Management at the Water Corporation and as Senior Civil Design Engineer of Townsville Water. Prior to migrating to Australia Carla worked as Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and completed a PhD in Environment and Water at the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering of the University of Stuttgart in Germany. After leaving Porto University in Portugal where she completed her Civil Engineering Degree she joined the international Master of Science Program Water Resources Engineering and Management at the University of Stuttgart. She has received awards and commendations in Australia and overseas.