Maynilad CEO speaks at Singapore Int’l Water Week
July 21, 2018
Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez recently presented before an audience of global water leaders at the 2018 Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).
In the SIWW's "Water Leaders Summit", Fernandez (in photo, 4th from left) joined other panelists in discussing major issues on ensuring a sustainable and resilient water future. He talked about Maynilad’s infrastructure and technology plans to address climate change, as well as its energy management initiatives for more sustainable operations.
Also in the photo are (from left) Saudi Arabia Governor-His Excellency Ali Al-Hazmi of Saline Water Conversion Corporation, Netherlands Special Envoy for International Water Affairs-His Excellency Henk Ovink, Asian Development Bank Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development-Dr. Bambang Susantono, French water company Suez CEO Jean-Louis Chaussade, and Young Water Leaders representative Engr. Maryam Farhanah.
Fernandez was also a panellist, in lieu of MWSS Administrator Reynaldo Velasco, during the kick-off meeting of the 2nd Asia International Water Week and Smart Water Management Special Session organized by the Asia Water Council and Ministry of Public Works and Housing of Indonesia, held in conjunction with SIWW.
Meanwhile, Maynilad’s Senior Technical Consultant Engr. Francisco Arellano shared his expertise on the development of water and sanitation safety plans, and of national drinking water standards, in several plenary sessions during the SIWW. He was also recognized for his contributions in shaping and co-creating the Singapore International Water Week since 2008.
Organized by Singapore's Ministry of the Environment & Water Resources and PUB, SIWW is the global platform to share and establish innovative water solutions. The biennial convention gathers global water industry practitioners to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities.