Our mission is to protect and enhance the natural environment through water stewardship to achieve our vision of a water-secure world for all.
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 Board Member
FCIS, MAICD, BBus.
Chairman, Reparator Pty. Limited
Carole HammondBoard Member
Assistant Director Environment and Sustainability, ACT Department of Education
Gary JonesBoard Member
Adjunct Professor, University of Canberra
Principal Fellow, University of Melbourne
Prof. John Langford AMChair
Honorary Fellow, University of Melbourne
Juliet Le FeuvreDeputy Chair
Healthy Rivers Campaigner
Phoebe MackBoard Member
Technical Director, International Development Assistance, GHD
Sonya RandBoard Member
Sustainable Development Manager, Bunnings Group
Mohan SeneviratneBoard Member
Principal, Mohan Seneviratne Consulting Pty Ltd
Our team comprises full-time and part-time staff based in Australia and China.
Chris DixonFinance Officer
Sally GeProject Officer
Lisa IdrisCommunications & Membership Manager
Megan McLeodProgram Director & Company Secretary
Zhenzhen XuRegional Director
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 AgnindhiraProject Officer
Ratih ChandradewiOperations Manager
Uli Fitri HandayaniProject Officer
Basja JantowskiProgram Director
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.