Secretariat and Conference Committee

Conference Committee

A diverse committee has been convened to guide the design and delivery of Water and WASH Futures 2022. The Conference Committee has prioritised a set of highly relevant and topical  themes and are preparing an exciting conference program.

The Secretariat would like to thank the Conference Committee for their commitment to the Water and WASH Futures 2022 Conference.

Peter O’Connor, Conference Committee Chair, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Clarissa Brocklehurst, Conference Facilitator

Regina Souter, Conference Director

Bronwyn Powell, Consultant

David Hebblethwaite, The Pacific Community (SPC)

David Shaw, WaterAid Australia

Erin Cini, Water Services Association of Australia

Gabrielle Halcrow, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Gerard Cheong, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Isobel Davis, Consultant

Joanna Mott, Water for Women Fund

Marian Neal, Australian Water Partnership

Miriam Otoo , Consultant

Naomi Francis, University of Melbourne

Renee Paxton, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Rosie Sanderson, Masters Student and Environmental Engineer

Shona Fitzgerald, World Bank

Tim Foster, Institute for Sustainable Futures


Organisation of the Water and WASH Futures 2022 conference has been led by a Conference Secretariat, who are working with key partners such as DFAT, and the Conference Committee to prepare the conference program. The Secretariat includes:

Dr Regina Souter, Conference Director, International WaterCentre

Kate Kirkman, Project Officer, International WaterCentre

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Previous conferences

Our 2011, 2014, 2016 conference reports and 2018 conference resources are all available for viewing and downloading.