George Theo

Chief Executive Officer, Unitywater


George was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Unitywater in 2012.

George has more than 30 years’ experience and a wealth of knowledge of the water sector, the majority of which has been operating at executive level of management. George has held roles with global consulting company GHD and a number of water utilities in Queensland and Victoria.

George is the inaugural Chairman of the SWAN Asia Pacific Alliance which is a non-profit organisation which aims to bring together key players in the public and private water sector to achieve tangible outcomes in research and technology adoption in the pursuit of digital transformation.

George has a Master’s in Business Administration, Degree in Engineering (civil) and an Associated Diploma in Municipal Engineering. He is also a Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia and Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors.

George has recently joined the Queensland Male Champions of Change promoting diversity, bridging the gender pay gap and his commitment to working towards preventing Domestic and Family Violence in the community has seen Unitywater achieve White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation in early 2018.