Professor Troy Baisden holds the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair in Lake and Freshwater Science. He specialises in understanding the flow of nutrients, water and carbon through terrestrial ecosystems and resulting impacts in freshwater. He holds a PhD from the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. Troy studies land-to-water nutrient management and issues such as climate change at catchment scales, with a focus on implementing the Bay of Plenty’s vision of a mountains-to-the-sea research programme driven by community and iwi aspirations. More about Troy.