Our mission is to protect and enhance the natural environment through water stewardship to achieve our vision of a water-secure world for all.

AWS Asia-Pacific

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific is a regional not-for-profit membership organisation founded in 2010.

AWS Asia-Pacific leads water stewardship initiatives across East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. We have a presence in China and Australia, as well as in Indonesia through our country partner Aliansi Wali Sumber Daya Air Indonesia.

AWS Asia-Pacific is led by a Board of Directors elected by our members. We are a charity registered with the Australian Charity and Not-for-profit Commission and hold Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are elected by AWS Asia-Pacific members and represent a spectrum of water experts and users.

Peter Caswell
Peter Caswell
FCIS, MAICD, BBus.
Board Member

Chairman, Reparator Pty. Limited

Carole Hammond
Carole Hammond
Board Member

Assistant Director Environment and Sustainability, ACT Department of Education

Gary Jones
Gary Jones
Board Member

Adjunct Professor, University of Canberra
Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne

John Langford
Prof. John Langford AM
Chair

Honorary Fellow, University of Melbourne

Juliet Le Feuvre
Juliet Le Feuvre
Deputy Chair

Healthy Rivers Campaigner

Phoebe Mack
Phoebe Mack
Board Member

Technical Director, International Development Assistance, GHD

Sonya Rand
Sonya Rand
Board Member

Sustainable Development Manager, Bunnings Group

Mohan Seneviratne
Mohan Seneviratne
Board Member

Principal, Mohan Seneviratne Consulting Pty Ltd

Our Team

Our team comprises full-time and part-time staff based in Australia and China.

Chris Dixon
Chris Dixon
Finance Officer

Melbourne

Sally Ge
Sally Ge
Project Officer

Shanghai

Lisa Idris
Communications & Membership Manager

Melbourne

Megan McLeod
Megan McLeod
Program Director & Company Secretary

Southeast Queensland

Chris Wootton, CEO AWS Asia-Pacific
Chris Wootton
CEO

Melbourne

Zhenzhen Xu
Zhenzhen Xu
Regional Director

Hong Kong

AWS Indonesia Team

Managed by Aliansi Wali Sumber Daya Air Indonesia and governed by an independent Executive Board, AWS Indonesia is a not-for-profit foundation based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Gracia Plenita Agnindhira
Gracia Plenita Agnindhira
Project Officer

Ratih Chandradewi
Ratih Chandradewi
Operations Manager

Uli Fitri Handayani
Uli Fitri Handayani
Project Officer

Basja Jantowski
Basja Jantowski
Program Director

AWS International

AWS Asia-Pacific is a regional partner of AWS International, a global membership collaboration headquartered in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. AWS International members contribute to the sustainability of local water resources through their adoption and promotion of the AWS Standard, a universal framework for the sustainable use of water.

AWS International is governed by a Board of Trustees and advised by a Technical Committee. AWS International works closely with AWS Asia-Pacific, other Regional Partners and Local Coordinators to drive and implement water stewardship action.

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