Gavin van Tonder has 12 years global experience in the Oilfield Industry and more than 20 years international experience in the Water industry. Having lived and worked in 13 different countries, Gavin has vast experience providing solutions, systems and products to Water Utilities and Water Companies focused on efficiency enhancement and performance improvement. Gavin has served on Water Technology company Boards in China, Indonesia, India and Australia and presently serves on Advisory Boards in Europe and the Americas. Gavin has started factories, facilities and water infrastructure from the ground up in China, India, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia and Mexico. Gavin served as the President of Itron Water, A NASDAQ listed Technology Company from 2013 to 2018 when he was approached to join NEOM as the Water Sector Head to develop out the Greenfield Water Infrastructure from 100% Desalination with Zero Liquid Discharge, through to a Smart IoW network, and full reuse of waste water treatment, including preservation of StormWater Runoff, all with a focus on a fully Circular economy.