Staff Profiles

        Peter Lawford  DipBM – Chief Executive Officer


Peter is the inaugural CEO of Waterpool following his role as Managing Director of Watermove. Previous to that Peter was a branch manager for Landmark and owned and operated his own rural supply business.

       Robert Andrews - General Manager

Rob joined Waterpool in a Management and Member Services role.  He has a Diploma in Management and 18 years management experience. Rob has mainly worked for privately owned companies dealing with irrigation based businesses servicing and supplying pipes and systems for their underground irrigation requirements.


       Alessandra Petrie - Sales & Administration - Permanent Trade

Ally provides excellent member service in sales and administration for permanent trading. Ally also provides coverage when needed in all administration roles.


      Karen Boyd - Communications Co-ordinator

Karen joined Waterpool following an advertising role. Karen has provided invaluable support to the CEO and in the company’s promotional activity along with sales predominantly of allocation. Karen also provides administration support when needed.


 Heather Henderson - Member Services Co-ordinator

Heather, an irrigator herself, has an affinity with agriculture, having filled several roles in the rural services sector. Heather is looking forward to meeting our members, and to provide the one on one services, advice and information vital to our irrigator members.


   Kym Ray - Allocation Trade Officer / Accounts

Kym has filled several roles in regional primary producer businesses since her relocation to northern Victoria. Kym brings over 20 years of extensive administration experience in a wide range of industries. Kym provides service to our members for all their Allocation trading needs.


   Christie Ciavarella - Pooled Exchange / Reception

Christie joins Waterpool after 2 years in the Agricultural Machinery industry as an Administration Officer. Christie provides an enthusiastic attitude to the Administration role, with her bubbly personality.

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