Roch Cheroux

Roch Cheroux

Managing Director, Sydney Water

Roch is a key influencer in the water industry, with experience shaping and leading public and private corporations across Asia-Pacific region and Europe.

Roch commenced with Sydney Water as the Managing Director on 2 September 2019. Roch was appointed Chair of Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) in November 2020.

In Roch’s past role as Chief Executive of SA Water, he led the transformation of South Australia’s largest water utility to embed technology, culture and systems changes to deliver improved experience for the corporation’s 1.6 million customers.

Before joining SA Water, Roch was Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ for the South East Asia region and SUEZ-Degrémont Australia and New Zealand, Managing Director of United Utilities Asia and Pacific (TRILITY), and Chief Executive and Chairman of Tallinn Water in Estonia.

A dual French and Australian citizen, Roch holds formal qualifications in Engineering and Business Management, and seeks to champion innovation and workplace diversity in the organisations he leads