Bernd Manz, P. Eng

Chief Executive Officer
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Bernd is the Chief Executive Officer of Aquatera Utilities and has led the company since it formed in 2003.  Bernd is responsible in this role for leading the business operations of the company in the greater Grande Prairie region and beyond. His accomplishments include the establishment of Aquatera as the first regional, municipally controlled utility corporation in Alberta. Under his leadership, Aquatera asset value increased nine times and cash flow over 5 times.

His focus includes expanding the business base with municipalities and new industry through Aquatera subsidiaries, while maintaining a focus on the company's quality of service and delivery of value to shareholders.  Bernd is proud of the company's culture focused on safety, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction.

Bernd’s commitment to helping grow healthy communities extends much further than his role at Aquatera as we also currently serves on the Boards of Rotary Wellness Society, the Friends of the Grande Prairie Boys Choir, and CAREERS the Next Generation.