The WaterNSW Board includes directors with extensive experience in key areas such as public health, water quality, asset management, water supply, planning, and catchment management and protection.
Anne McDonald was a former Director of Sydney Water and has strong experience in the water industry and price regulated businesses. She is currently on the board of three ASX listed companies (the Link Group, Spark lnfrastructure and Speciality Fashion Group). Anne has broad based business and financial experience gained through working with a wide cross section of international and domestic companies.
Dr Nicholas Brunton
Dr Nicholas Brunton is a partner in the Environmental and Planning Law Group, Henry Davis York Lawyers, Sydney. He is a Member of the Advisory Board for the Australian Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Law at the University of Sydney, a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and has expertise in catchment management, environmental risk management for large organisations and pollution management.
Rob is the former Managing Director of engineering services company, Evans Peck and has more than 40 years’ experience in the Engineering and Construction Sector, particularly in relation to water supply infrastructure. He is also currently Director of the Advisory Board for Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
Professor Andrew Wilson
Professor Wilson is Director of the University of Sydney node of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and Professor of Public Health in the School of Public Health. He has also served as Chief Health Officer for NSW. He has specialist qualifications in clinical medicine and public health, and a PhD in epidemiology.
Chris Westworth currently works as a consultant on a variety of financial reporting, financial structuring, auditing and compliance matters for Westworth Kemp Consultants.
Prior to his current employment, he enjoyed a successful tenure with Ernst & Young over a period of 25 years, working in a number of different positions, including Audit Partner and Oceania Professional Practice Director.
David Harris - Chief Executive Officer
David Harris is the CEO of WaterNSW. Previously David was for a short time CEO of both State Water Corporation and the Sydney Catchment Authority, the two entities that were merged to form WaterNSW. David has over 20 years experience in the Australian water industry and has been involved in various key policy and market reforms in the water, energy and utilities industries over that time. From 2002 to 2013 David was a key member of the Executive leadership of Snowy Hydro Limited.