Damien Heintze – Manager- waterexchange.com.au, Damien grew up on a farming property in North West Victoria. He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Management from the Flinders University of SA and has also completed a Diploma in Corporate Governance Training with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Damien has been involved in water resource management and water trading for over 15 years and is a previous Director on the Board of the Lower Murray Water Corporation.
Where: International Convention Centre, Sydney – Room E5.7
When: Day 2 – Thursday, 14 June 2018, 17.00 – 17.30
Abstract Outline: It has been widely acknowledged by various levels of government and other stakeholders in the water industry that the there is a need to improve market transparency to achieve a higher level of confidence and in turn, participation in water trading. The quality and accessibility of information relating to the key drivers of supply and demand in the market for water licence holders is also an area that has been recognized as requiring attention.
This seminar traces the journey of waterexhange.com.au (and its previous iterations) over the evolution of water markets in Australia and how it has been recently revamped to address the key challenges outlined above. waterexchange.com.au has introduced the concept of welcoming water brokers from various companies to trade on the one market to further improve opportunities for buyers and sellers to complete trades. The most up to date key information is also provided to ensure water trading decisions are grounded in reliable and easy to understand data.