Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Following the Water Industry Alliance (WIA) AGM on Tuesday 18 November, 2014, Alister Walsh, Waterfind’s CEO, was appointed as one of the Board Directors for 2014/15.

Waterfind wishes to congratulate all nine Board of Directors who were elected at the WIA AGM, namely: 

  • Judith Bradsen, Cowell Clarke
  • Robran Cock, TRILITY
  • Keith Downard, Tonkin Consulting
  • Michael LeVene, APC Integration
  • Jim McGuire, SA Water
  • Andrew Sarich, RPC Technologies
  • Philip Verco, Fyfe
  • Alister Walsh, Waterfind Australia
  • Tim Waterhouse, Sentek

WIA CEO, Andy Roberts commented that “The Water Industry Alliance has a strong track record of attracting outstanding individuals from industry to participate on the WIA Board and shape the strategies carried out for industry. This year saw a strongly competed election at a well-attended AGM that has once again formed a very well equipped and professional Board to guide the WIA through 2015.”

Andy Roberts added that he is looking forward to working with these directors over the next 12 months “to drive the next level for the water industry and am heartened at the quality of the people committing time to the industry. We would also like to thank the previous directors for their contributions, some of which have served for many years.”

Alister Walsh commented that “WIA’s efforts to promote the Australian water management business acumen beyond the country borders has been and will continue to be instrumental for creating a strong and sustainable industry and business environment. I look forward to working with this group of highly achieving and performing professionals. I am a keen advocate of pushing water markets in Australia into the next evolutionary step and the way to achieve this is by creating a holistic approach, looking at all the interdependencies between water infrastructure, water and food security policies, water management technology and services and soil management.”

Formed in 1998, the Water Industry Alliance ensures that Australia’s solutions and products are showcased worldwide and stimulate markets by promoting awareness of policy, management and technology solutions. The WIA members include international water companies, national and local companies.

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