Lucy Roffey

Neville Pearce

William O'Neil

Rowan O'Hagan

David Richardson


Marika McMahon

Bob Cameron


Nigel McGuckian


Helen Symes

> Our Board Directors

Our Board comprises eight non-executive directors including the Chairperson, and the Managing Director as an executive director.

Non-executive directors are appointed on the basis of their skills by the Victorian Minister for Water.


> Board Responsibilities

The Board is responsible for overall corporate governance, including:

  • The monitoring of corporate strategies, objectives and targets
  • The implementation of appropriate monitoring and reporting systems to manage business risk
  • The assessment and review of senior executive performance
  • Remuneration policy.

It is also responsible for establishing policies and procedures to ensure we satisfy all of our legal and ethical responsibilities.

A Statement of Obligations outlines the service, accountability and reporting obligations of the Board.

The Board formally meets monthly, and convenes informally as required to discuss specific issues and projects.

> Board Links

Victorian Public Entity Directors’ Code of Conduct (PDF 241KB)

Statement of Obligations (General) (PDF 990KB)

Statement of Obligations (Emission Reduction) (PDF 1915 KB)







> Appointments to the Boards of Victoria’s Water Corporations and Catchment Management Authorities

Have you considered being on a Victorian water or catchment board?

The Victorian Government is committed to increasing diversity in water sector leadership.

With the terms of 71 existing water corporation directors, including 13 chairpersons and 44 existing catchment management authority directors, including 4 chairpersons expiring on 30 September 2019, the Minister for Water, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, is inviting expressions of interest in these positions.

Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you have experience in one or more of the following areas, consider contributing your skills on a water corporation or catchment management authority board:

Water Corporation board:

  • Financial and commercial management
  • Community engagement
  • Land and water management
  • Climate change
  • Strategy and business management
  • Infrastructure and project management
  • Corporate governance

Catchment Management Authority board:

  • Land management
  • Water resources management and the water industry
  • Waterway management
  • Environment or natural resources management
  • Primary industry
  • Strategic or business planning
  • Financial management
  • Community engagement
  • Public administration and corporate governance

Applicants are required to apply online via the Get on Board website – (search under vacancies). Here you will find further information regarding the recruitment process, the positions and information on the Victorian water sector.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and will provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the department on the details below.

Applicants with further enquiries or those with difficulties in accessing the documents should contact the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning on 03 9637 8218 or

Applications close Monday 1 April 2019.








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