Our Team

Peter Grevatt

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.

Tania Haskins

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.

John Albert

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.

Beate Wright

Executive Director, Development & Outreach and Communication & Marketing

Beate is a licensed professional engineer with over 25 years of experience in the water sector. She is leading teams by providing strategic direction for partnerships and funding opportunities, and elevating WRF’s outreach and engagement with stakeholders. 

Julie Minton

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Julie has 10 years of experience in the water sector. Julie directs the Foundation’s key initiatives with a specific emphasis on multi-million-dollar efforts that require extensive team collaboration. 

Brenley McKenna

Director of Subscriber Services

For the last 10 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.

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View the career opportunities currently available at The Water Research Foundation.


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