As the Scotland Hydro Nation Chair, Professor Andrew Tyler provides the leadership to forge the collaborative relationships across the Scottish water sector to deliver the solutions for sustainable water management in Scotland, including going beyond net zero. Andrew is also the academic Director for Scotland’s International Environment Centre, with a mission to drive inclusive growth and support the net zero carbon agenda by bringing the environment to the heart of decision making. Andrew and his team are pioneering in transforming the use of Earth observation technologies for quantifying water quality and quantity at local and global scales. He leads the UK’s input into the Pan-European Research Infrastructure on River-Sea systems (DANUBIUS-RI). Andrew also built the ISO 17025 accredited Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory, which supports the activities UK environment regulators and industry.