Dr Bernard JOOS is a civil engineer with over 37 years of experience in Hydropower, Hydrology and Water Resources Management. He is currently a member of the ICOLD Technical Committee on Dams & Floods, and was previously member of the commission on Hydraulic Power and Chairman of the Swiss Association for Water Resources. He is an expert in hydropower and has acquired a very large experience by working on over a hundred hydropower schemes, including run of river, reservoirs and pumped storage.

Dr Joos has carried out a large number of projects all over the world for private clients and Banks, with projects ranging from small hydro to several hundred MW. Apart from technical aspects, general concept and layouts, Dr Joos also carries out economic assessments and financial modelling on hydropower projects. Dr Joos has worked in the West Balkan region in Albania, BiH, Serbia