Rachel commenced in the role of CEO of the Water Industry Alliance in July 2016. Rachel brings extensive experience to the role having worked in the water industry for nearly 20 years. In that time she has held senior roles within government and as an independent consultant.

Rachel has worked at the forefront of strategy, policy, engagement and program development including providing strategic and policy advice to the Chief Executive of the SA Department for Water and the SA Minister for the River Murray, being a member of the South Australian Murray Darling Basin Natural Resource Management Board and playing a key role in the development of Water for Good, South Australia’s Plan to secure water until 2050.

Rachel is a skilled facilitator who is often asked to bring people together to identify solutions collaboratively. Rachel holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies, a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Geography and Politics and Graduate Certificate in Future Studies. She continues to supplement her tertiary qualifications with accredited training courses in Stakeholder Engagement and Facilitation, Risk Communications, Media Training and Freelance Journalism.

Where: International Convention Centre, Sydney – Room Parkside 2 

When: Day 1 – Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 9.00 – 9.10