Hon Mia Davies MLA

Hon Mia Davies MLA

Former Minister for Water; Sport and Recreation; Forestry

    DG appointed to the Department of Water

    22/06/2016 12:00 PM
    • Mike Rowe appointed Director General of the Department of Water
    • Five-year term commences on June 21, 2016 

    Water Minister Mia Davies today welcomed the appointment of Mr Michael Rowe as Director General of the Department of Water.


    "Mike has been acting in the role since 2014 and I am pleased to see him appointed to continue the work he has been leading in the water sector and within the department," Ms Davies said.


    "Mike brings significant public sector experience to the role in the areas of regional development and water management.


    "Having worked across strategy, policy, advisory and delivery roles in Western Australian Government agencies, Mike is well positioned to provide strong leadership for an area essential to the State's growth and development."


    Mr Rowe holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science, with First Class Merit Honours; a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership; and a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Research and Program Evaluation.


    He has more than 23 years' experience in the government sector, including senior leadership roles.


    "I congratulate Mike on his appointment and look forward to continuing to work with him to ensure WA's water is managed sustainably to benefit the community, economy and environment," the Minister said.


    Fact File

    • The Department of Water is the Liberal National Government's agency responsible for the sustainable management of WA's water resources, to ensure water for now and the future
    • For more information, visit http://www.water.wa.gov.au  

    Minister's office - 6552 5500


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