Keynote Speakers

Mr Darryl DAY
Managing Director, International Centre of Excellence in Engineering & Management (ICE WaRM), Australia

Mr Darryl Day is the Managing Director of ICE WaRM and has more than 35-years of experience in the water and energy sectors. In May 2019, Darryl was awarded the Australian Water Association’s Water Professional of the Year. He is a Life Member of the Australian Water Association and was the National President of the Association from 2005 to 2007. In 2018 Darryl was appointed as a Distinguished Fellow of the International Water Association, a Fellow of Engineers Australia and awarded the Professional Engineer of the Year for Engineers Australia – Northern Division. Previously, Darryl was Executive Director Water Directorate, Department of Land Resource Management with the Northern Territory Government and General Manager with the Power and Water Corporation. Darryl Chairs the International Water Association (IWA) – Australian National Committee and has been the Co-Chair of the Programme Committee for the Singapore International Water Week – Water Convention since 2009. Darryl is the Chair of the Industry Advisory Board of the School of Engineering and Information Technology of Charles Darwin University.

Darryl has provided national leadership in access to safe drinking water and sanitation in major urban centres, regional and rural towns and remote Indigenous communities; and has high level skills in transformational leadership, strategic planning, business performance, asset management, service delivery, crisis management, capacity building, and stakeholder management.