New Board appointments at Water Industry Alliance Back
10 January 2011
The Water Industry Alliance (WIA) has announced key appointments to its Board.
Company director Tim Waterhouse has been elected Chair of the WIA while Minter Ellison Partner Judith Bradsen takes on the position of Deputy Chair.
“We are entering a new and exciting era for the WIA,” Chief Executive Officer Joe Flynn said.
“Judith Bradsen is a highly respected lawyer and becomes the first woman holding the position of Deputy Chair on the WIA’s Board since it was established in 1998.
“Tim Waterhouse has a long term passion for South Australian economic development and in particular for supporting entrepreneurial small businesses.
“With the exceptional cross section of skills and experience on our Board, the future direction of the WIA is in great hands.”
Mr Waterhouse is former Managing Director and now a Director of Sentek which designs, manufactures and markets soil moisture and salinity sensors and display software.
He was a Director of the CRC Irrigation Futures and is a Director of Australian Water Investments. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Bradsen is a Partner at commercial law firm Minter Ellison. Her principal areas of practice are environmental, resources and planning law, heritage law (including Aboriginal heritage), water law and administrative law generally.
She is the Chair of the Planning, Environment and Local Government Committee of the Law Society of South Australia and a member of both the Aquaculture Tenure Allocation Board and Clean Air Society for Australia and New Zealand (SA & NT).
The newly elected WIA Board was voted in by members at the November 2010 AGM.
The Board is:
• Andrew Ferguson, United Utilities
• Chris Stathy, Philmac
• David Rush, Department of Trade and Economic Development
• Doug Gee, SA Water
• Duncan Whitfield, McConnell Dowell
• Grant Schroeder, Maric Flow Control
• Judith Bradsen, Minter Ellison Lawyers
• Mike Terlet, United Water
• Robert Debelle, Consultant
• Tanja Stefanovic, Australian Water Association
• Tim Waterhouse, Sentek
The WIA is a not-for-profit cluster of 250 water-related companies focused ongrowing the South Australian water industry.