Patrick Bresnihan is the principal investigator on WISDOM: Learning from Group Water Schemes. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Trinity College Dublin. His work draws influence from political ecology, science and technology studies, anthropology and the environmental humanities to examine the infrastructural politics of water. His research has been published in academic journals and in his book, Transforming the Fisheries: Neoliberalism, Nature, and the Commons. His work combines the histories, ecologies, and politics that surround key areas of environmental governance, including the fisheries, alternative energy, and the restructuring of the public water supply in Ireland.