Brighton is a Hydrogeologist with an MSc in Hydrogeology and has experience encompassing groundwater resources development, mine hydrogeology, water use licensing and environmental hydrogeology. He has worked in Botswana, Malawi, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, holding positions in groundwater consulting companies, mining houses and academia. Brighton assumed his responsibilities as the Groundwater Specialist in July 2017and is tasked with the provision of technical support to the SADC-GMI and SADC Member States.