infinite water

Our Team

Meet the passionate people who are changing the game in order to address the global water crisis.

Ankur Prajapati

Engineer - Mechanical

Ankur is a Mechanical Design Engineer with more than 16 years of engineering experience in water treatment, air pollution, and manufacturing industries.

Ankur has the strong capability of design & drafting using software Inventor Professional, AutoCAD with an excellent command on drawing management software AutoDesk Vault. Ankur has worked extensively in the various engineering roles such as design, quality assurance, estimation & sales, and project management.

After working with leading manufacturing industries in India, Ankur moved to Australia in 2008 and has since worked in the field of fabrication, water treatment and air pollution.

Ankur holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, from Gujarat University, India.

Arabella Christian

Executive Assistant & Board Secretary

Arabella is a professional Executive Assistant, with over 7 years’ experience in office management, executive & personal assistance, bookkeeping, administration, marketing, public relations and HR.

Arabella has worked for a wide range of boutique and corporate companies throughout Sydney, and across a diverse range of industries including: career transitioning; executive search; wine wholesale; and marketing & public relations.

Arabella joined Infinite Water to bolster the capabilities of the executive team and manage critical business infrastructure. She approaches every role with an adaptable and flexible approach. Being able to pick up things quickly and take initiative, Arabella assists in managing the demanding changes and growth that come with working in a dynamic start-up company.

Arabella holds a Bachelor of Social Science, from Macquarie University, Australia, and a Master of Public Relations & Advertising, from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Dr Jessy Lee

Senior Process Engineer (Technology & Innovation)

Jessy is a Chemical Engineer with 9 years of experience in research, focusing on new technology development and process optimisation within the water treatment and mining sectors.

She has expertise in ultraviolet disinfection technologies, chemical manufacturing, metal production and process simulation.

Jessy holds a Bachelor of Materials Engineering from the University of New South Wales, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sydney.

Dr Kalaruban Mahatheva

Technology R&D Engineer

Kalaruban is an experienced and highly qualified Engineer with demonstrated success in manufacturing, petrochemical plant services and water/wastewater treatment.  

Kalaruban worked as a Process Engineer for an Industrial gases manufacturing company in Sri Lanka before moving to Singapore to work for an environmental services company. He has provided cost-effective and efficient solutions for water problems encountered around the world.

He has provided cost-effective and efficient solutions while working on projects across the globe, travelling to Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, as well as working on Petrochemical plants while in Singapore. 

Kalaruban has also worked as a researcher at the University of Technology Sydney and handled Sydney Water and Vietnam Arsenic removal research projects. He’s published nine research papers in scientific journals and won an award at an international conference for his research work and presentation skills.

Kalaruban holds Bachelor degree in Chemical and Process Engineering and completed his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering (Water treatment) at the University of Technology Sydney.

Dr Mohammad Kalantari

Process Engineer (Technology & Innovation)

Mohammad is a Technology R&D Engineer specialising in water/wastewater treatment with over 7 years’ research experience in water treatment and catalysis.

He received a PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Queensland, Australia,  focusing on the development of state-of-the-art Nano-adsorbents for efficient decontamination of organic pollutants and heavy metals form aqueous media.

After his PhD, Mohammad joined Infinite Water as a part of the R&D team developing innovative technologies to pave the way towards supplying clean drinking water to groups in need and repurpose industrial wastewater.   

Mohammad holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Queensland, Australia.

Roy Menzies

National Sales Manager - New Zealand

Roy Menzies has extensive experience in managing sales and service to customers in the Water Treatment Industry in India and New Zealand.

Starting his career in India, he assisted the setup of joint venture, Drew Chemicals (Ashland) before becoming the District Manager at Nalco Chemicals. Moving to New Zealand in 1995, Roy continued with Nalco Chemicals NZ for 10 years  then joined GE Water and worked with them for 11 years, becoming the NZ District Manager. He joined the Infinite Water Team in 2018.

He has worked with many clients in the following sectors: Food & Beverage, Chemical, Petro Chemical, Steel, Refining and General Industry and has developed extensive knowledge and experience in these sectors.

Roy Menzies has a Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras, and an MBA from the Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur.

Cigdem Hacikerimoglu

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Cigdem is an experienced professional who brings over 9 years of experience in office management, executive administrative support, business management, sales, marketing, CRM, HRM, and event management to her role at Infinite Water. Cigdem has worked across a broad range of industry sectors including education, travel, technology, hospitality and retail.

As Infinite Water’s Office Manager and Executive Assistant, she is responsible for supporting the Executive team and uses her diverse skill set to plan, organise, coordinate, communicate and control activities to ensure smooth operations in a busy work environment.

Cigdem holds a Bachelor of International Trade from the Istanbul Commerce University, a Diploma of Business Management and a Diploma of Human Resources Management from the Bridge Business College, Sydney.

Zhuoran Tan

财务经理

CY is a Certified Practising Accountant with over 12 years of experience in managing finances in across a variety of industries  including hospitality and wholesale.  

He has extensive knowledge and success in increasing work process efficiency and profitability through functional and technical analysis and is proficient in budget forecasting and financial reporting.

As Finance Manager at Infinite Water, CY assists the Company in making sound business decisions in the short and long term through strong data analysis and financial  research as well as detailed  financial and management reporting.  

CY holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Professional Accounting from the University of New South Wales.