Chris Wootton, CEO AWS Asia-Pacific

Appointment of Chris Wootton as AWS Asia-Pacific Chief Executive Officer

AWS Asia-Pacific is thrilled to announce the appointment of Chris Wootton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) AWS Asia-Pacific.

Chris brings to this role a wealth of leadership and business development experience in the not-for-profit, water and higher education sectors. Chris’s diverse working experience includes roles as Acting CEO and Philanthropic Services Manager at Philanthropy Australia and the inaugural CEO of WaterAid Australia. Chris’s relationship and strategy development skills will be assets to AWS Asia-Pacific as it enters its second decade of operations.

“I’m looking forward to working and meeting with AWS staff, members and supporters – as we tackle the world’s water challenges,” says Chris.

Chris is taking the helm from Michael Spencer, founding CEO of AWS Asia-Pacific. Michael continues to work with AWS Asia-Pacific as Special Advisor and through his role as Treasurer of the AWS International Board of Trustees.

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