Directors

Meet the SDP Board of Directors

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Greg Martin - Chairman

Greg Martin was appointed Chairman of the Sydney Desalination Plant Board in December 2012.

 

Greg has spent over 34 years working in utilities, energy and energy related infrastructure sectors, having spent 25 years with the Australian Gas Light Company Ltd (AGL), including five years as CEO and Managing Director. After leaving AGL, Mr Martin was CEO of the infrastructure division of Challenger Financial Services Group and subsequently, Managing Director of Murchison Metals Limited.

 

Greg is currently Chairman of Iluka Resources, Deputy Chairman of Western Power, a Non-Executive Director of Spark Infrastructure and a Senior Advisor of Prostar Capital. He is also a Member of CoAG Energy Council Energy Selection Panel which provides recommendations to CoAG’s Energy Council on appointments to the Australian Energy Market Operator, Australian Energy Market Commission, Australian Energy Regulator and Energy Consumers Australia.

  

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Colin Nicholson - non-Executive Director

Colin Nicholson was appointed Director of the Sydney Desalination Plant Board in December 2014.

 

Colin has had a wide and varied career within the water industry for over 40 years with extensive experience in design, construction, project and contract management, operations and change management. He has broad experience in public private partnerships including build own operate contracts, alliances and other forms of commercial out-sourcing. Colin also has specialist expertise in the area of drinking water quality and water treatment and has been an active contributor to the development of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines

 

Colin retired from Sydney Water in early 2013 after holding the senior executive roles of General Manager Operations and General Manager Reform.

 

Colin holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from Sydney University and a Master of Engineering Science (Public Health) from the University of NSW.

 

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Greg Grant - non-Executive Director

Greg Grant was appointed Director of the Sydney Desalination Plant Board in June 2012.

 

Greg Grant shares leadership of the North America and Asia-Pacific team. He joined Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in 2008, and worked on the acquisitions of Sydney Desalination Plant, Saesa, Brussels Airport and Copenhagen Airports. Greg is a board member of InterGen and Sydney Desalination Plant. Prior to joining Teachers', he worked in investment banking and corporate development for an independent power producer.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba, and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University. He is a CFA Charterholder.

 

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Dr Warren Mundy - non-Executive Director

Dr Warren Mundy was appointed Director of the Sydney Desalination Plant Board in February 2014.

 

Dr Mundy has over a decade of experience in the infrastructure sector covering management, planning and development, economic and environmental regulation and commercial negotiation of access agreements. For a number of years he was the principal regulatory and economic adviser to the Australian Council for Infrastructure Development. He has held senior executive roles in the airports industry in both Australia and Europe and has worked for McKinsey and Company, the Reserve Bank and the WA Treasury Corporation.  Dr Mundy became the Commissioner responsible for the Australian Competitive Neutrality Complaints Office in November 2014 and is also currently the Presiding Commissioner on the Inquiry into Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure.

 

Dr Mundy is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society of London and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Aviation at the University of New South Wales and a member of the University's Aviation Industry Advisory Committee.

 

In November 2013, he ended a five and a half year term on the Board of Airservices Australia, serving four and a half years as Deputy Chair. He was a member of the Joint NSW-Commonwealth Government Steering Group overseeing the development of the Aviation Strategic Plan for Sydney and has been a Director of Vicforests, the Airport Operators Association of the United Kingdom and James Watt College of Higher and Further Education in Scotland.

 

Dr Mundy’s PhD is in economics from Kings College Cambridge. He has undergraduate qualifications in statistics, a Master of Environmental Law from the Australian National University and post graduate qualifications in corporate finance and corporate governance.