Board members

Bruce Morgan_web

Bruce Morgan - Chairman
BComm, FCA, FAICD, Adjunct Professor University of New South Wales

Term of appointment:
Director: 1 January 2012 to 30 September 2013
Chairman: 1 October 2013 - 30 September 2016; 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2019; 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2021

Chair of the Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Bruce has extensive business experience as a Non-executive Director, including in the water, energy and transport fuel industries.

He was Chairman of the Australian PwC Board for six years until 2012, when he retired as a partner. He was a member of the PwC International Board for four years and managing partner of PwC’s Sydney and Brisbane offices.

During his executive career in professional services he led some of PwC’s most significant clients in Australia and internationally in the financial services, energy and industrial sectors.
External appointments
Bruce is a Non-executive Director of Origin Energy Limited, Deputy Chair of the European Australian Business Council, a Non-executive Director of the University of NSW Foundation and of Redkite Pty Ltd.  Bruce has recently been appointed as Chair of the Board of Transport Asset Holding Entity of New South Wales (TAHE). He was formerly a Non-executive Director of Caltex Australia Limited. 

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Roch Cheroux - Managing Director

Term of appointment: 2 September 2019 to 31 August 2024

Roch is a key influencer in the water industry, with experience shaping and leading public and private corporations across Asia-Pacific region and Europe.

In Roch’s past role as Chief Executive of SA Water, he led the transformation of South Australia’s largest water utility to embed technology, culture and systems changes to deliver improved experience for the corporation’s
1.6 million customers. 

Before joining SA Water, Roch was Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ for the South East Asia region and SUEZ-Degrémont Australia and New Zealand, Managing Director of United Utilities Asia and Pacific (TRILITY), and Chief Executive and Chairman of Tallinn Water in Estonia. 

Roch is active across the industry and is currently director of the Water Services Association of Australia. 

A dual French and Australian citizen, Roch holds formal qualifications in Engineering and Business Management, and seeks to champion innovation and workplace diversity in the organisations he leads.

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Dr Abby Bloom - Non-executive Director
BA (High Hons), MPH, PhD, FAICD, Adjunct Professor University of Sydney

Term of Appointment: 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2015; 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018; 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2021

Member of the Audit and Risk, Planning and Infrastructure, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Abby is an experienced company director and former senior executive and corporate advisor in health care, insurance, utilities, water and wastewater, and ageing. During her 10 years in the US Department of State, Abby was the Senior Health, Water and Sanitation Policy Advisor, responsible for US foreign aid water and health policy and programs globally.

External appointments
Abby is a Non-executive Director of the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), the Sydney Children’s Local Health Network, Cadenza Innovation Inc. and the advisory boards of Griffith University Enterprise and ID Exchange. An accredited independent risk and audit specialist, Abby chairs SIRA’s Audit and Risk Committee (ARC), and serves on the ARCs of boards of Rookwood General Cemetery, Southern NSW Local Health District, NSW Department of Communities and Justice and Luminesce Alliance.

Trevor B_webTrevor Bourne - Non-executive Director
BSc.(Mech Eng.), MBA, FAICD

Term of appointment: 10 February 2014 to 9 February 2017; 10 February 2017 to 9 February 2020; 10 February 2020 to 9 February 2023

Chairman of the Safety and Wellbeing Committee Member of the Planning and Infrastructure, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Trevor brings to the Board management experience, including as chief executive officer, in manufacturing, logistics, engineering and
large-scale projects. He is an experienced Non-executive Director, having served on public and private company boards for more than 15 years. Trevor is a leader and advocate for work, health and safety improvements.

External appointments
Trevor is Chairman of Senex Energy Limited and a Non-executive Director of Virgin Australia Holdings Limited. Formerly, he was a Non-executive Director of Caltex Australia Limited and Origin Energy Limited, and Managing Director of Brambles Australasia.

Richard F_webRichard Fisher AM - Non-executive Director

Term of appointment: 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2014; 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2018; 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2021

Member of the Audit and Risk, Planning and Infrastructure, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Richard brings to the Board extensive general and commercial law expertise. He is General Counsel of the University of Sydney and is an Adjunct Professor in the University’s Faculty of Law. Formerly, Richard was a Partner at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) and Chairman of Partners.

Richard was a part-time Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission and an international consultant for the Asian Development Bank.

External appointments
Richard was formerly the Chairman of InvoCare.


Marlene K_webDr Marlene Kanga AM - Non-executive Director
B.Tech., M.Sc., Ph.D, Hon. FIEAust, Hon.FIChemE FTSE, FAICD

Term of appointment: 10 February 2014 to 9 February 2017; 10 February 2017 to 9 February 2020; 10 February 2020 to 9 February 2023

Chair of the Planning and Infrastructure Committee Member of the Safety and Wellbeing, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Marlene is an experienced business leader and Non-executive Director. She has more than 30 years’ experience in the chemical and process engineering industry in Australia and New Zealand.

A past national president of Engineers Australia, she has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading women engineers and for her contribution to the engineering profession as a Member of the Order of Australia.

External appointments
Marlene is a Non-executive Director of Air Services Australia, Business Events Sydney and Standards Australia. She sits on several boards, focusing on innovation and commercialisation of new technologies. Marlene is also a former President and current member of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations, representing 100 nations and more than 30 million engineers.

Greg C_webGreg Couttas - Non-executive Director

Term of appointment: 17 November 2016 to 16 November 2019; 17 November 2019 to 16 November 2022

Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee Member of the Safety and Wellbeing, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Greg brings to the Board significant finance and risk management expertise having served as a senior audit partner at Deloitte for 28 years until his retirement in November 2016.

He held several senior management roles at Deloitte including Managing Partner for NSW from 2005 to 2008.

Greg served as a member of the Deloitte Australia Board from 2005 to 2016 and was Chairman of the firm’s Audit and Risk Committee for 11 years.

External appointments
Greg is a Non-executive Director of Virtus Health Limited, Hireup Pty Ltd and the Board of Victoria Power Networks Pty Ltd and SA Power Networks Pty Ltd which are joint ventures between Cheung Kong Infrastructure and Sparke Infrastructure. He is also a member of the governance board of The Salvation Army Australian Territory.


Cameron R_webCameron Robertson - Non-executive Director

Term of appointment: 21 December 2017 - 20 December 2020

Member of the Audit and Risk, Planning and Infrastructure, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Cameron’s executive career included roles in investment banking, asset management, asset development, social services and not-for-profit organisations.

Cameron was a Managing Director and executive lead for the Infrastructure and Utilities group at Deutsche Bank and also worked at Lendlease.

He has extensive commercial and public markets expertise in debt structuring, advisory and complex finance transactions, in addition to experience in public policy and management with a large not-for-profit organisation.

External appointments
Cameron is a Non-executive Director of WestConnex and the Worsley Cogeneration Plant. He is a member of the Direct Asset Committee for First State Super and the Finance and Investment Committee for the St Vincent’s Health Group. Cameron is a Nominee Director for SAS Trustee Corporation on the Board of Southern Way Pty Ltd and several subsidiaries

Craig R_webCraig Roy - non-executive Director

Term of appointment: 1 January 2019 - 31 December 2021

Member of the Planning and Infrastructure, Safety and Wellbeing, Remuneration and Nominations committees.

Craig brings to the Board extensive experience in research and commercialisation strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship across a wide range of global projects and industry sectors. He is skilled in business sustainability in complex social, stakeholder and environmental settings.

As a meteorologist and oceanographer, he understands the environment and climate change and its impacts on business. Craig was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the CSIRO from 2010 to 2018. His career includes two decades as an officer of the Royal Australian Navy.

External appointments
Craig is Chairman of Australian Research Data Commons and Silex Systems Limited. Formerly the Chairman of Data61, he is a Non-executive Director of the Australian National Commission of UNESCO and a Vice Chancellor’s Industry Board member for the University of Technology Sydney.