Legally, SIA (Stormwater Australia) is an incorporated body under the National Corporations Act which is owned by each of the respective State Associations.  At the 2014 AGM a revised SIA National Constitution was adopted which recognises the importance of a skills based Board and allows representation of Sustaining Members.

Board of Directors - 2018

Belinda Lovell

Belinda Lovell


Belinda brings a wealth of consulting, policy and scientific experience.

Currently working for Melbourne Water she has experience in building national knowledge networks. As a Board member she hopes to inject new fresh ideas which include systems thinking, placing an emphasis on science and capacity building and fostering an Integrated Water Management perspective.

Belinda is the Chair of the Board and the Nominations & Board Performance Committee, and a member of the Finance, Audit & Risk and Stakeholder Engagement Committees.

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Andrew Allan


Andrew Allan has a passion to further the stormwater cause.  With a background that spans almost 20 years he has held roles in the consulting industry, local and state government. He has a broad base of experience considering issues of stormwater management at a range of scales and perspectives.

A focus of his numerous professional roles is to gain stakeholder buy in across the range of disciplines that are required to deliver integrated water management outcomes.

He is committed to building industry capacity and profile and believes the Stormwater Industry has a pivotal role to play in servicing the needs of communities, now and into the future.  He is currently leading a number of priority initiatives of the Stormwater Industry, including the Stormwater Quality Improvement Device (SQID) project. 

Andrew is a past Chair of Stormwater Australia, and is now Secretary and a member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee.

Judy MacGraw

Judy MacGraw


Judy has extensive board governance experience in the profit for purpose, professional membership, industry association and mutual sectors. She is currently a non-executive director on the board of Spectrum Migrant Resources Centre (Victoria), Western Sydney Migrant Resource Centre, and previously The Wine Society (Australia). She is also on the Teachers Mutual Bank's Membership Committee and the Board’s Marketing and Membership Strategy Committee.

Judy's professional history spans the government, private and union sectors.

She brings to the Stormwater Australia Board specialist skills in board governance, education and training, quality and change management, strategic policy and planning.

She is the Chair of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee and a member of the Policy & Governance Committee.


Rod Wiese

Rod Wiese


Rod brings a wealth of experience in business development and management and technical knowledge.

As the founder of STORM counsulting, Rod is acutely aware of the challenges and issues faced by industry and is passionate about identifying areas where a national approach can deliver better value. 

Rod has previously held roles as Victorian President and National Committee member. 

Rod has the Member Value Portfolio and is a member of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee.

Alan Hoban

Alan Hoban


Alan is a Director of Civil and Water at Bligh Tanner Pty Ltd, based in Brisbane. He is a civil and environmental engineer who has worked closely with government and industry to establish policy, planning frameworks and technical standards for better urban water management. His expertise includes: integrated water management and water sensitive urban design (WSUD), policy and planning advice, infrastructure planning, development applications and approvals advice, waterway management, flood and stormwater studies, civil engineering and climate change strategies.

His awards include the Gilbert Vasey Award in Agricultural Engineering, the Queensland Medal for Landscape Architecture (for the 'Flood of Ideas' community resilience-building project), and 'The AILA ' for his leadership of the Water by Deisgn program. Alan also cofounded Victoriia's Flexicar car-share scheme and is a graduate of Social Leadership Australia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers, Australia and a sessional lecturer at various universities.

He is a member of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee.

Chris Badger

Chris Badger


Chris brings an extensive wealth of business experience and industry involvement and experience at a senior executive level, both locally and internationally.

He is a recognised contributor and leader and has current mentoring and leadership roles. Chris has a number of non executive Board roles in the water (Gippsland Water), waste (Gippsland Waste and Resource Recovery), corrosion (Australasian Corrosion Association) and formerly banking (Bendigo Community Bank) sectors. 

He is Chair of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Board Performance Committee.

National Member Committee representatives - 2018

New South Wales

  • Alan Benson
  • Anna Milner


  • David Simpson
  • Sally Boer

South Australia

  • Andrew King


  • Ralf Pfleiderer
  • Phillip Joyce

Western Australia

  • Helen Brookes
  • Bill Till 


Past Board Members

  • Eric Love (retired 2018)
  • Mike Smith (retired August 2018)