WMAA Structure
National President
Garth Lamb
Garth Lamb
Business Development Manager of Re. Group


Mr Lamb began in the industry more than a decade ago as a journalist and editor of Inside Waste magazine, followed by four years working with Hyder consulting as the National Business Leader for the waste and resource management team.

Throughout his career, Mr Lamb has worked with all levels of government, the private sector and individuals involved in the waste and resource recovery sector.

He has been a WMAA member throughout his career and in 2016 was elected as the WMAA NSW Branch President.

National Vice President
T Kortegast
Adam Faulkner
Chief Executive Officer, Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority


After 10 years managing waste, energy, and resource recovery services for Tweed Shire Council, Adam headed up Hyder Consulting's VIC and WA Waste and Resource Management Unit, CEO of East Waste, and is now the CEO of Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority.

Adam has university qualifications in science, engineering, and a Masters in Business Administration, coupled with 17 years' industry experience.

Directors
L Agati Luke Agati
Director and Chief Executive Officer, REMONDIS Australia


Director and Chief Executive Officer of REMONDIS Australia since 1 August 2005. Luke holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and is a Fellow CPA.

Luke has over 30 years' commercial experience in CEO/CFO positions and has worked for TNT Australia, TNT Italy, Ansett Transport Industries, Private Equity, Exxon Oil, Nestle and Oroton.

Luke has a proven track record of accomplishment in growing listed and private businesses in Australia and Europe. His strategy and leadership experience spans Board Management, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain. Luke has a reputation for transforming businesses, building brands, establishing winning cultures, capturing stretch profits, evolving business models and creating industry leaders.

Recognised by Boards for a strong focus on the bottom line, he is renowned for driving efficiencies and capturing opportunities, thriving in multi-stakeholder environments.


E Bruscella Jade Barnaby
National Manager Accreditation and Compliance, Tyre Stewardship Australia


Jade is the most recent recipient of the WMAA Women in the Environment Award. Currently she is the National Accreditation and Compliance Manager for Tyre Stewardship Australia and has been the Program Manager for Victoria’s household battery recycling program, Batteryback.


A Faulkner Georgina Davis
Director, The Waste to Opportunity Enterprise


Georgina has had extensive experience in waste innovation and has extensive professional experience in various levels of government as well as academia. Georgina is Queensland based.


R May Kim Glassborow

Partner, G&B Lawyers.

Kim is a senior planning and environmental law Partner at G&B Lawyers, a Sydney city firm offering specialised legal services in waste management, town-planning, environmental law and property.


S Pollard Mike Ritchie
Chief Executive Officer, MRA Consulting Group


Mike is a senior executive in the waste industry with 25 years of experience in Visy, SITA and Waste Service NSW. Mike is the Managing Director of MRA Consulting Group.


B Sawley Ben Sawley
Chief Executive Officer, ResourceCo Sustainable Energy


Ben has had a career in senior management for more than 20 years, working with some of Australia's most recongised companies, such as Unilever, Boral, and Cleanaway Waste Management. Ben is the Chief Executive Officer of ResourceCo Sustainable Energy, a position he took up in 2014.


M Venhoek Mark Venhoek
Chief Executive Officer - Australia & New Zealand, SUEZ


Mark has significant global experience across the SUEZ group since joining the company in 1992, spanning the European, Asian and Australian markets.

Most recently, Mark led SUEZ's waste management operations across Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, mainland China and South-East Asia.

Mark has previously held positions across Europe including Germany, the Netherlands, and Northern Europe. In 2004, Mark became CEO of SITA Germany, before being appointed Chief Operating Officer to the Group's Northern Europe division overseeing operational service activities across Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg.

Mark is a member of the SUEZ Global Executive Management Committee.


G Webster Tim Youe
Chief Executive Officer, Southern Metropolitan Regional Council


Tim has strong experience in the Local Government sector and is currently the CEO of the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council managing a significant integrated resource recovery system in Western Australia.

Board Sub-Committees
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  • Remuneration and HR Committee - CLICK HERE  to view the committee charter
  • Nominations Committee - CLICK HERE  to view the committee charter
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