Bruce Balaei

Bruce works as a senior healthy waters specialist at Auckland Council. He holds a PhD in Civil Engineering and is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng).

Bruce chairs the Water New Zealand Stormwater Committee's Education, Training, and Communication subcommittee. He is actively involved in the Pressure Pipe Condition Assessment Guideline Design Advisory Group.

In his current role at Auckland Council, Bruce manages complex stormwater projects, integrates sustainability practices, and engages with stakeholders to ensure comprehensive project understanding. He has had previous stints working at consultancies leading multi-disciplinary projects and asset management.

He served as a committee member of Young IPWEA NZ and played a role in Auckland Civil Defence initiatives.