Jeremy Pelczer

Steve Howard
 Chief Executive Officer 

Martin Edelstein Ph.D.
 Co-founder | Director

Gayle Pergamit
Co-founder | Director

Ian Blake Thomas

Viscount Christopher Portman
Co-founder | Director

Former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz

Floyd Wicks | Former CEO American States Water

Tony Rachwal | Head of Technical Advisory Group
Mark LeChevallier Ph.D. | Vice President and Chief Environmental Officer, American Water Inc.
Chris Rockey |
Hemang Shah | Senior Vice President, UEM/Toshiba


Jeremy Pelczer, Chairman. Former CEO of Thames Water, the world’s 3rd largest water company, and CEO and President of American Water, the largest US water company. Previously Chair of the charity Wateraid International and currently Chairman of UK based Sutton and East Surrey Water plc

Stephen Howard, CEO, Director.  Including work at Harvard University in Post-Industrial Engineering, has decades of senior corporate experience in taking technology from the laboratory into the field, establishing manufacturing and building supply chains within a range of industries and manufacturing operations such as Courtaulds.

Martin Edelstein PhD, Director.  Co-founder. Creator of the one-atomic-layer thick membranes from which Agua Via products are built, Edelstein is overseeing the productization of the technology to produce the desalination product. He has taken multiple pharmaceutical products through the US FDA, a process similar to taking product through the EPA and international equivalents. 

Gayle Pergamit, Director. Co-founder. CEO of Covalent. Expertise in the creation and introduction of disruptive technologies. 

Ian Blake Thomas, Director. Chartered accounting expertise.

Viscount Christopher Portman, Director. Co-founder. Chairman of the Portman Settled Estate Ltd, which manages 110 acres in central London, he has deep experience in atomically-precise technologies, biomedical devices, pharmaceuticals, and strong commitment to medical and environmental issues. 

Former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz, Advisor to the Board on issues of water’s role in war, peace, and prosperity. US economist, statesman, and businessman, he is only one of two people to have held four US Cabinets posts as the United States Secretary of Labor, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. As president of Bechtel, deep business expertise in building the Middle East’s desalination capacity.

Floyd Wicks, Advisor to the Board. Previously CEO of American States Water, a NYSE company, with water industry and water engineering experience in multiple States throughout the USA. Formerly President of the National Association of Water Companies, a trade association representing the private water sector in the USA

Tony Rachwal, Chairman of the Technical Advisory Group. Considered one of the world’s leading experts on desalination. Former head of Thames Water R&D. Now an Industrial Business Fellow (Water) at the University of Surrey, and a member of the UK Natural Environment Research Council.

Mark LeChevallier, Technical Advisor. Currently VP and Chief Environmental Officer, American Water.

Chris Rockey, Technical Advisor. Currently head of Water Quality at UK based South West Water.

Hemang Shah, Technical Advisor. Senior Vice President of UEM, a Toshiba Group Company, providing international Engineering, Procurement & Construction, and Operations & Maintenance services for water & wastewater.