Board Members

MAK Waters board members are a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals, offering more than 20 years experience across a range of business sectors, including engineering, chemicals, mining, oil & gas and technology.

Peter Hood

Peter Hood

Chairman

Peter Hood was Coogee Chemicals’ CEO from 1998 to 2005 and CEO of Coogee Resources from 2005 to early 2009. He has over 35 years experience in the development of projects in the resources and chemicals industries in WA and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He has been a Director of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Limited (APPEA), Chairman of the APPEA Health Safety and Operations Committee, and is the President of the Western Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Andy Byk

Andy Byk

CEO

Andy is a mechanical engineer with an MBA and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme.

Andy was educated in the UK and started a career in the chemical processing industry working for Cussons in the UK and in Africa. Since migrating to Australia in 1994 he has spent ten years in a number of senior operational and commercial roles for Wesfarmers and in the engineering and construction industry.


Gary Steinepreis

Gary Steinepreis

Non Executive Director & Company Secretary

Gary is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA. Gary provides corporate, management and accounting advice to a number of companies involved in the resource, technology and leisure industries.

Gary is a director of several mining and resource companies and is managing director of Ascent Capital Pty Ltd, which specialises in the reconstruction and recapitalisation of listed companies.


Tom Henderson

Tom Henderson

Non Executive Director

Tom is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA.

Tom has over 20 years experience in corporate finance and was previously the managing partner of Deloitte Perth corporate finance. He is currently a director of several privately owned resources services companies.