Mr Wood was appointed as Director of South East Water in October 2017 and a director of iota Services Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of South East Water. He is also Chair of South East Water’s Service Solutions Committee. He is Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of Melbourne and is a member of the council’s Audit and Risk Committee, Chair of the Melbourne Sustainability Society Institute and Director of Firestarter Pty Ltd, an environmental communication and education consultancy business he founded in 2001. He is a former board member of the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority and Sustainability Victoria and has previously held water and environment management roles in state and local government entities. Mr Wood holds a Bachelor of Forest Science and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.