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Meet the team

The management team at Aquam Pipe Diagnostics represent over 100 years of combined experience in the water and wastewater industry. We are committed to nurturing these valuable accolades through continued investment in employee development and ongoing training programs. Our people are the face of our company and the cornerstone of our success.

Dan Squiller

Acting General Manager

Dan Squiller is the CEO of Aquam Corp., a global provider of technology solutions for water and energy distribution infrastructures. Aquam’s innovative water and energy technologies consistently deliver sustainable, safe and reliable diagnostics, rehabilitation, and monitoring of global pipeline infrastructures with minimal disruption. Previously, Mr. Squiller has held CEO and executive positions at companies spanning from venture capital backed early-stage companies to billion-dollar global enterprises, including Scientific Atlanta, St. Bernard Software, GT Advanced Technologies, Verengo Sola, etc. Mr. Squiller also has held public company leadership roles, including the chairmanship of Densei-Lambda, a First Section Tokyo stock exchange company. In addition, Mr. Squiller provides consultation to venture capital and private equity firms where he specializes in technology commercialization, international expansion, turnarounds, and Asian supply chain development. A graduate of Ohio University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MA in Interpersonal Communication, Mr. Squiller also completed the Executive Institute program at Stanford University. He has served on and chaired various boards of directors and advisory boards for industrial companies, trade organizations, and nonprofits. He currently serves on the boards of Aquam Corp., BrightVolt, and TriLumina Corp.


Emma Quail

Vice President

Emma is Vice President of Aquam Pipe Diagnostics in North America and is responsible for developing the sales and marketing aspects of the business. She also manages key accounts and business partnerships to support the expansion of the company. As a native of Northern Ireland, Emma brings with her over 15 years of experience and knowledge in water distribution systems and pipeline management from the UK and Ireland. She promotes new approaches and technologies for condition assessment, pipeline diagnostics, and non-revenue water (NRW) assessment and reduction here in the US. Emma graduated with a BSc and MSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Ulster and Queens University, Belfast. She is also an active member of the AWWA Water Loss Control Committee and a contributing author of the new M77 Manual of Practice: Condition Assessment of Water Mains.


Stuart Stevens

Director of Operations

As APD’s Director of Operations, Stuart is responsible for the safe delivery of all service-related camera insertions across the United States. Prior to this, he was Head of Operations in the UK, overseeing product development and delivery of Aquam’s Nu Flow Technologies pipe rehabilitation within gas, marine and utility sectors. While there, he introduced an integrated management system achieving ISO 9001, Achilles and other safety accreditations. Stuart is a senior construction operations manager with more than 25 years of experience in the UK’s gas distribution industry. His previous role within the utilities sector was as a senior team member within tRIIO (employed by Skanska Construction) where he spent 2 years as Multiple Occupancy Buildings Delivery Manager. In that role, he managed a team of 20 direct reports and 150+ indirect/sub-contract reports, overseeing the end-to-end process for replacing gas distribution pipework.


Tom Hives

Head of International BD & Operations

As the Head of International BD & Operations, Tom develops business by establishing relationships with government, corporate executives and water municipalities, completing large tenders and ensuring the delivery of projects through affiliation with local partners as well as projects mobilized from the UK. As a qualified engineer with 18 years of experience in the water industry, Tom has earned eight certifications including Level 3 Engineering Advanced Modern Apprenticeship (Electrical/Mechanical), Level 3 NVQ Engineering Production, EUSR National Water Hygiene, among others. He has performed pipe assessment and leak detection projects for numerous water and gas companies and engineering contractors, cultivating relationships with United Utilities, Yorkshire Water, Thames Water, EPAL (Portugal), Miya (Bahamas) and Licuas (Qatar).


Dave McIntosh

Production Manager

Based out of Aquam corporate Headquarters in San Diego CA, Dave oversees manufacturing and the service and repair division of the company to support product sales and developments in new technologies. With over 30 years of Operations exposure and practice, Dave has experience in Production, Quality Control, Service and Repairs, and Information Technology management for a variety of manufacturing organizations ranging from small startup companies to contract manufacturers and Fortune 500 companies. He applies his mechanical and technical expertise to ensure quality production and efficient service to support existing customer demand and future innovation.