WASA gets New Board

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THE Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has a new board.

The board was approved by cabinet on Thursday and will be chaired by Dr Lennox Sealy – consultant specialising in organizational transformation and development who has worked on major transformation exercises for governments across the region.


The other commissioners are:

  • Ravindra Nanga, attorney;
  • Ramnarine Clive Dookie, geologist;
  • Danford Mapp, civil engineer;
  • Acherson Wells, engineer;
  • Beverly Khan, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Utilities;
  • Carol Austin, chief financial officer; and
  • Joel Edwards, accounting and management expert.

A release from the Public Utilities Ministry on Thursday satted that the new Board will be required to provide strategic direction to transform the authority into a high-quality performance water and wastewater company, with a focus on best practice, good corporate governance, transparency and accountability.

The release stated that the transformation of the authority will be underpinned by the following strategic imperatives:

  • Build public confidence in the operations of the water Sector and the government’s Strategic intent;
  • Cultivate operational efficiency and customer service; and
  • Restructure the water and wastewater sector.

The former board was chaired by Romney Thomas and its term ended on November 30.


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