Dr Jan Gregor is a Senior Science Leader with the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR) Risk Assessments and Social Systems Group. She is the technical lead of ESR’s Healthy Pacific Environments Programme.
For the past 25 years she has been an advisor to the Ministry of Health in the development and implementation of its national drinking water quality management programme.
She has been involved in numerous projects throughout the Pacific region, helping to improve access to safe drinking water for many isolated and underdeveloped communities.
She was President of the New Zealand Water and Wastes Association (now Water New Zealand) board. More recently, she has contributed to the ‘Strengthening Water Security of Vulnerable Island States’ project and the ‘New Zealand Pacific and Development Climate Action Plan 2019-2022’.