Alex Donald has worked in the water industry for 23 years, primarily in the areas of water quality, water and wastewater treatment and environmental management. He holds a degree in Science from the University of NSW and a Masters degree in Environmental Management from University of New England.
Alex spent 10 years working for Australian Water Technologies, providing water quality consulting services for Sydney Water, Sydney Catchment Authority and other NSW water utilities and water management organisations. He spent two years with NSW EPA, managing the roll out of the NSW Governments Beachwatch program to Coastal Councils in NSW. In 2004, he joined the Power and Water Corporation in Darwin working on a range of water projects across urban, regional and remote areas in the Northern Territory.
In 2009, Alex joined SA Water as Environmental Performance Manager, overseeing environmental impact assessment processes for construction projects and compliance and environmental systems management at a corporate level across SA Water. Today, Alex’s role at SA Water has shifted focusing on environmental regulation, climate change policy and sustainability.