World Plumbing Council

11-13 September 2019

Melbourne Convention Centre, Level 1

The World Plumbing Council (WPC) is an international organization which aims to achieve the best possible plumbing for the world through the growth and development of the world’s plumbing industries.

The WPC aims to:

  • Create a global network of plumbing industries
  • Support better design and governance of plumbing industries worldwide
  • Continually improve the image of plumbing industries
  • Advance education and training in plumbing industries
  • Act as a global level communications hub for plumbing industries
  • Progress plumbing research and innovation, in both technology and policy areas
  • Contribute to community development projects in less developed countries


The WPC is run represented by our globally representative executive board

Shayne La Combre


Planning, Organisation, Membership, Resources
Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre

Tom Bigley

Deputy Chair

Education and Training
United Association
Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & Service Techs

Ken Gardner


Finance and Governance
Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia

Alberto Fossa


World Plumbing Day – Global and South America
ABRINSTAL – Brazilian Association for Conformity & Efficiency of Facilities

Liu Jian


World Plumbing Day – China
Plumbing Facilities Committee of China Construction

Peter Jackson


Research and Innovation
Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers
Registration Board
h2o design ltd

BSA Narayan


Community and Economic Development
Indian Plumbing Association

Dave Viola


Marketing and Communications
The IAPMO Group

Director, Kevin Wellman


World Plumbing Day – Europe
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing &
Heating Engineering

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