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Executives

 
Raveen Jaduram, BE (Hons), ME, FIPENZ 
Chief Executive Officer

Raveen Jaduram was appointed as the chief executive of Watercare after performing the role in an acting capacity since February 2014. He rejoined Watercare in 2013 as General Manager of the Maintenance Services business unit that provides operations and maintenance support within Watercare. Prior to that, he was the managing director and chief executive of an Australian private water company, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Limited.  He was chief operating officer at Watercare during the 2010 amalgamation of  the local councils.  Raveen is also an independent director of Wellington Water Limited.
 
  
Brian Monk, BCom, ACA  
Chief Financial Officer  
 
Brian Monk is a chartered accountant with over 40 years’ experience in corporate financial management. He was appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer in November 2010, and holds responsibility for Watercare’s financial management, treasury and strategic planning functions. Brian has previously held senior financial management roles with Auckland Regional Council, Fletcher Energy, Air New Zealand and the United States’ multinational S.C. Johnson.  
 
 
 

Shayne Cunis, BE Civil (Hons) MIPENZ CPEng
General Manager – Service Delivery
 

Shayne Cunis is a chartered engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the Auckland water supply industry. He was appointed to the role of General Manager – Service Delivery in April 2015, and holds responsibility for Watercare’s operational management of the drinking water and wastewater systems, along with trade waste and reliability engineering. Shayne has previously held senior operational management and executive roles at Watercare.


Marlon Bridge, BCom, DipCom, CA  
General Manager Retail  ​

Marlon Bridge is a chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience in senior private and public sector roles. Marlon has previous water utility experience having held senior financial management roles with Watercare and as CFO of Manukau Water Limited. He holds responsibility for customer service (including key accounts), invoicing & billing, revenue assurance, credit management, new connections and new developments.​


 Steve Webster, Dip CM, BE (Hons), NZCE (Civil)
General Manager Infrastructure Delivery

Steve Webster is a civil engineer with over 20 years’ in senior leadership roles delivering projects and maintenance services to government, local authority and private asset owners. He was appointed to the role of General Manager – Infrastructure Delivery in May 2015, and holds responsibility for Watercare’s delivery of capital projects, laboratory services and internal maintenance activities for both drinking water and wastewater. Steve’s previous leadership roles have predominately been in the infrastructure sectors in New Zealand and Australia.​

Adrienne Miller, BA/LLB (Hons - First Class)  
General Manager
Corporate Services

Adrienne Miller has spent over 25 years in the legal profession before being appointed to her current role as General Manager – Corporate Services at Watercare in March 2016.  In this role she is responsible for human resources, information services, health and safety, legal services and governance. Adrienne has held a number of General Counsel positions for infrastructure and heavy industry players such as Downer, Carter Holt Harvey and Waste Management. She also has substantial experience at an executive level.​

                                     

Rob Fisher, ONZM, LLB, Dip TP
Company Secretary
 
Rob Fisher is a barrister who has specialised in resource management, public law and local government law. He holds responsibility for statutory and environmental planning, resource consents and policy. As a litigator, he appeared frequently before the Environment Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. In a 40-year legal career, he has provided advice and expertise to both private and public bodies, especially in the consenting of large infrastructure projects. Rob was the 2010 Barrister of the Year in the New Zealand Law Awards and was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

 
David Hawkins, MPP, TTC, JP
Corporate Relations and Communications Manager
 
David Hawkins’ responsibilities include government and community relations. He has a background in sales and marketing management for New Zealand and global brands, and has a strong commitment to local government and community engagement. David has previously served as an Auckland Regional Councillor and is a former Mayor of the Papakura District.
 
 
 
 
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David Sellars, BCA, CA
Risk and Assurance Manager
 
David Sellars is a chartered accountant with experience in banking and audit functions. He is responsible for the risk-management function and assurance procedures including reporting on the internal control environment and governance of major projects.
 
 



Rebecca Chenery, BBus, Dip.Mgmt
Business Transformation Manager
 
Rebecca Chenery has been with Watercare since 2010 and was appointed to the role of Manager – Business Transformation role in November 2015.  She has 15 years of experience in programme management and business transformation projects across the information services, telecommunications and water industries in New Zealand and overseas.  Rebecca is responsible for leading key organisation-wide change programmes and ensuring alignment between programmes of work and Watercare’s strategic priorities.​



Martin Smith, BE(Hons)(Civil), PGDipBusAdmin, FIPENZ, CPEng, MICE, CEng, MInstD
General Manager – Strategy and Planning

Martin Smith was appointed General Manager – Strategy and Planning after performing in the role in an acting capacity since November 2015. Prior to that he was Acting General Manager of the Maintenance Services business unit.  Martin is a Chartered Professional Engineer with 35 years’ experience in senior leadership roles as a consultant, with Manukau Water as GM Infrastructure, and as a maintenance contractor.  He is responsible for developing the water and wastewater regional servicing  strategies, asset management, infrastructure planning, statutory consenting and environmental compliance, sustainability initiatives, and asset systems.