Adam Lovell, Executive Director
Adam is the Executive Director of WSAA, a position he commenced in 2011. Adam provides national leadership in policy positions for the Australian urban water sector on issues including industry reform, liveable cities, water quality, climate change, customer engagement and asset management. Adam also holds non-executive Board roles including the Global Water Research Coalition and the Water Environment and Research Foundation (USA).
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Stuart Wilson, Deputy Executive Director
The Deputy Executive Director supports the Executive Director in the development and implementation of the WSAA's strategic plans and policies, and provides leadership and direction to the WSAA team. Stuart leads WSAA’s involvement in customer, regulation, competition, and structural change issues.
Greg Ryan, Director Business Excellence
The Director Business Excellence supports the development of industry wide programs in the areas of research, development and innovation, asset management, digital utilities, resilience and bulk water services, to increase utility knowledge, address critical knowledge gaps and develop options to address emerging issues in a way that minimises risk, enhances efficiency and optimises value to customers. A key objective is to position the industry for current and future challenges through the Utility Excellence Committee and associated networks.
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Carl Radford, Program Manager, Asset Creation The Program Manager, Asset Creation works in the Utility Excellence priority program, principally on the National Codes Program and National Product Appraisal program. Carl is also responsible for strategic standardisation of planning, design, construction and commissioning of drinking water, non-drinking water and wastewater water supply network infrastructure including evaluation and appraisal of products, material and equipment.
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Kristy Drzewucki, Asset Program Advisor
The Asset Program Advisor’s focus in on specialist groups, projects and activities under the Utility Excellence Committee and the Asset Management Network. Kristy coordinates and facilities the Digital Assets Taskforce, SCADA and Automation Community, Metering Community, Backflow Prevention Group and Leakage Management Group and projects arising from them.
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James Goode, Asset Management Program Coordinator
The Asset Management Program Coordinator is responsible for managing asset management networks and projects. James currently manages the Asset Management Network, the Dam Owners Group, the Civil Assets Network and the Bulk Chemical supply chain COP. James also leads the industry in various advocacy efforts. P 0434 609 618 | E firstname.lastname@example.org
James Gardner, Manager Environment and Technology Research
The Manager Environment and Technology Research facilitates collaboration opportunities between WSAA members and research partners and is responsible for maximising the value from WSAA’s investment in Australian and international research. They also develop the Industry Research Priorities and coordinates a number of programs and projects across the water innovation value chain developed through the WSAA Committees.
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Evelyn Rodrigues, Manager, Customer and Community
The Manager, Customer and Community manages an industry-wide program focused on understanding and improving customer value and utility customer performance. Evelyn also manages the Customer and Industry Leadership Committee and the Customer and Community network.
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Danielle Francis, Manager, Policy and Strategy
The Manager, Policy and Strategy's focus is on shaping the broad policy landscape. Danielle was previosuly the Liveable Communities Manager that lead WSAA's program on water's role in next generation cities, working with senior representatives from across the water sector to shape and influence national policies and strategies for the industry. Their focus is on the areas of water for health, water for placemaking, and water for growth. This role includes the 'all options on the table' portfolio, enhancing awareness of Indigenous values for water, and leadership of climate change adaptation and mitigation including support for renewable energy and the emerging circular economy.
Elliot Stuart, Liveable Communities Advisor
The Liveable Communities Advisor’s focus is on networks, projects and activities under the Liveable Communities Committee. Elliot coordinates the Adaptive Planning and Integrated Water Management Network, the Climate Change, Energy and Environment Network, and Water Security Community of Practice, and is responsible for coordinating projects that arise from within those areas.
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Jason Mingo, Liveable Communities Manager
The Liveable Communities Manager leads WSAA's program on water's role in next generation cities, working with senior representatives from across the water sector to shape and influence national policies and strategies for the industry. Their focus is on the areas of water for health, water for placemaking, and water for growth. This role includes the 'all options on the table' portfolio, enhancing awareness of Indigenous values for water, and leadership of climate change adaptation and mitigation including support for renewable energy and the emerging circular economy.
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Dale Watson, Manager Member Engagement
The Manager Member Engagement is a key liaison between WSAA and our members and provides support across the team for membership related activities. Dale also supports coordination and facilitation of the Research Managers Network, the Innovation Futures community of practice, the Pride in Water Network, publishes a monthly R&D newsletter and maintains the Water360 website.
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Sandi Kolbe, Communications Manager and Company Secretary
The Communications Manager is responsible for providing communications counsel and developing and implementing stakeholder and communications plans to support WSAA’s strategic direction. Sandi ensures all communications with staff, members, media and key stakeholders are in line with WSAA’s strategic direction. Sandi project manages the content and production of publications, newsletters, Annual Report, and website.
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Peter Gee, Manager, Productivity & Performance Improvement
The Manager Productivity and Performance Improvement manages a diverse portfolio of performance improvement projects including international process benchmarking of customer services, asset management and maintenance and various projects such as capital prioritisation. Peter also has the responsibility for coordinating WSAA’s Health and Safety Priority Program and coordinates the WSAA Utility Excellence Committee.
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Amy Osmond, Business Manager
The Business Manager oversees the day-to-day operation of WSAA, manages the financial administration function of accounts payable, receivable and payroll. Amy works with the WSAA team to develop and implement budgets, prepare reports for senior management and ensure WSAA complies with company policies.
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Jayasuriyan Purushothaman, Solution Designer – Data Analytics
The Solution Designer leads design and development of Data Analytics deliverables across a variety of benchmarking projects. The role is core technology oriented and looks at adopting and providing support to digital transformations across the organisation. Jay is the SME on Business Intelligence technologies like Tableau, Data wrangling methodologies, AWS on-cloud web services management and MS365 Sharepoint migration.
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Diane Nolder, Director Cost Benchmarking
The Director Cost Benchmarking co-ordinates delivery of the Australian and UK cost benchmarking studies and related financial projects. The role is responsible for ongoing development and growth of the benchmarking program to meet the needs of participating water utilities. Benchmarking reports delivered via an online data analytics package enable utilities to compare their operating and capital expenditure against industry peers at a sufficiently disaggregated level to assist the utility’s management in identifying potential opportunities for improvements and/or efficiency gains.
Jessa Melicor, Communications Advisor
Provides communications services to WSAA including supporting the Communications Manager on content and production of publications, newsletters, social media, and website.
Rakshit Malik, Data Analyst
Greta More, Office Assistant
Provides administration and office support services to WSAA staff to facilitate effective business operations. Assists the Executive Director and WSAA Executive as required with diary and travel arrangements.