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Tom Mollenkopf

ERP Member

Tom Mollenkopf is CEO of the Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust; he is an independent advisor on policy, strategy and governance, a Senior Associate with the Aither consultancy and Senior Vice President of the International Water Association.

Tom was formerly CEO of the Australian Water Association, Deputy Executive Director of the International Water Association based in London and Executive GM at South East Water in Melbourne. Tom’s professional career started in law, first in private practice and then as corporate counsel.

Tom’s advisory work has predominantly been in the water sector, dealing with utilities and water authorities, research centres, industry bodies and government agencies. He has worked extensively across water sector infrastructure, regulation, policy and governance. In 2015 he completed an Independent Review for the Australian Government of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) Scheme.

Within IWA, Tom chairs the Board Governance and Nominations Committee. He is President of Life Saving Victoria and a Director of SLSA and Dandenong Market; and a former Director of Water Aid Australia, Western Water, Wyong Water and Chair of the Water Industry Superannuation Fund. Qualifications: B. Juris. LL.B. MBA FAICD FGIA