Chief Executive Officer
Peter has over 30 years of experience leading the implementation of public health and environmental protection programs, with significant focus on the water sector. Peter is leading the Foundation in delivering world-class research and innovation to drive integrated water resources management.
Chief Operating Officer
Tania has 20 years of experience in nonprofit accounting and operations. She oversees the Finance and Administrative operations of WRF, including Finance & Accounting, IT, Contracting, Human Resources, and Grant Compliance.
Chief Research Officer
With over 17 years of experience in the water sector, John leads the Research Services team in providing research that meets current, and anticipates future, needs of the water community. Through active collaboration with research partners across the globe, he leverages funding to develop objectives and ensure the effectiveness of our research programs.
Chief of Subscriber Services
For the last 12 years, Brenley has worked in various positions in the water sector, including utility and consulting roles. Brenley and her team ensure that our subscribers continue to receive personalized service for their research needs and substantial value for their investment.
Chief Innovation Officer
Christobel has over 30 years of experience in the water and environment sector in utility operations, consulting, and research management in both the private and public sector. She oversees the implementation of innovation and technology through collaborative research and demonstration projects that promote One Water innovation in water sector management and operations.
Chief Communications Officer
Lexie has over 20 years of marketing, communications, and public relations experience in the nonprofit sector. She directs outreach efforts aimed at promoting WRF as the global leader of scientifically sound research and innovation to support WRF subscribers and the water sector.
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Regional Liaisons (RLs) serve as the primary points of contact for subscribers to The Water Research Foundation, providing personalized service to ensure you get the answers you need, have access to our research and innovation resources, and gain input into research planning.
The Research Services team is comprised of Research Program Managers and Project Coordinators, who work together on research planning and project management to deliver the most relevant and innovative research in the water sector—all in pursuit of protecting public health and the environment.