The NSW Government has announced that Kevin Young has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Sydney Water replacing Dr Kerry Schott.


Mr Young is currently the Managing Director of Hunter Water Corporation and Chair of Water Services Association of Australia. He has a degree with honours in engineering and a Master of Business Administration.


He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Mr Young takes up the position on 1 August 2011 replacing Dr Kerry Schott who asked the Board not to extend her contract after five years as the Managing Director of Sydney Water.