International Desalination Association releases election results for 2017-2019 Board of Directors

The International Desalination Association (IDA) has announced the results of the election for their 2017-2019 Board of Directors. The new Board will be installed during the 2017 IDA World Congress on Water Reuse and Desalination, which is currently taking place from the 15th to the 20th of October in São Paulo, Brazil. The slate of officers as well as appointed affiliate Directors for 2017-2019 will also be named during the Congress.


Carlos Cosín Fernández, Almar Water Solutions
Domingo Zarzo Martinez, Valoriza Agua
Shannon McCarthy, United4Water
Alistair Munro, PROJECX / International Power and Water Investments Limited
Miguel Angel Sanz, SUEZ


Latin America/Caribbean
Alejandro Sturniolo, Fluence Corporation


Middle East/Africa
Zamzam Alrakaf, Ministry of Electricity & Water, State of Kuwait
Rachid Ghamraoui, BESIX Sanotec
Mounib Hatab, Future Pipe Industries
Mohamad Jaroudi, Future Pipe Industries
Fady Juez, Metito Overseas Ltd.
Imad Makhzoumi, ENOIA Management Limited
Johnny Obeid, Veolia Environment


North America
Leon Awerbuch, International Desalination Consultancy Associates LLC
Juan Miguel Pinto, Energy Recovery Inc
Devesh Sharma, Aquatech International
Rick Stover, GP Water LLC


Pacific Asia
Nobuya Fujiwara, TOYOBO
Maurice Neo, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency
Hideaki Kurokawa, Hitachi, Ltd.
Li Youqing, Harbin ROPV Industry Development