Professor Colin Thorne

Professor Colin Thorne
School of Geography
+44 (0) 115 951 5151

Expertise summary

Professor Colin Thorne is one of the UK’s leading expert in flooding. His expertise covers flood management, rivers and river management, including rehabilitation and restoration for environmental enhancement and rivers and development issues in South America, Africa and Asia.

Policy credentials

UK Government Cabinet Office, International Court of Justice, Government of Chile, Government of Queensland, Government of New Zealand, Government of Argentina, Rivers Agency (Northern Ireland), Environment Agency (England), Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, UK Office for Sciene,US Army Corps of Engineer, Government of Costa Rica, Government of Bangladesh, Forres (Scotland), Calgary (Canada), Ningbo (China)

Media credentials

BBC, ITV, Sky News, Al Jazeera, The Times, The Guardian, The House (UK House of Commons)

Industry credentials

Jacobs, Halcrow (Romania), CH2M, Royal Dutch Haskoning, ARUP, Atkins Global, Jeremy Benn and Associates Black and Veatch


Media Relations - External Relations

The University of Nottingham
YANG Fujia Building
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5798