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Dr. Gabriel de los Cobos

IAH Worldwide Groundwater Congress

Head of soil/geology/hydrogeology branch – GESDEC – Office of the environment - Canton of Geneva/Switzerland

Gabriel de los Cobos qualified as a geologist and hydrogeologist at the Universities of Geneva and Neuchâtel, with a doctorate from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL). He has been involved in research and teaching and has worked in the private sector as well as on humanitarian issues, mainly in Africa. Since 1998, as hydrogeologist, he has been the head of the Geology and Groundwater section in the Service of Geology, Soils and Waste of the Canton of Geneva (GESDEC). As such, he is also a member of the Transboundary Committee for Genevese Groundwater Management.