Neil Dewis

Neil Dewis

Company: Yorkshire Water

Job title: Director of water service delivery

Bio:

An Executive Director in one of the country’s largest water companies and a member of the leadership team. Also an independent non – executive of Water Regs UK and a charitable organisation developing the South Pennine Park. Leader of a large operational business delivering water services to Yorkshire region. Responsible for day to day operations, control and incident management services and energy generation. Proven track record in managing and delivering improvements in utility operations. Neil joined Yorkshire Water in 2001 and is currently serving as Director of Water where he has full accountability for the delivery of water to the Yorkshire region.  Neil has a broad knowledge and experience of delivering water operations. Prior to his current assignment Neil has held a number of positions in regulation, strategy and customer service.  Neil was appointed Business Transformation Director in 2018, he was previously responsible for creating and shaping the Service Delivery business unit and helping to deliver improved performance year on year. Neil has a passion for sustainable landscape management and is a Chartered Water and Environment Manager with a background in Environmental Science and a member of the water supply and water quality panel.

Seminars:

Panel debate and questions: drinking water regulation and innovation: a collaborative view 10:20 am

Does current regulation support water quality innovation? The consumer’s perspective on water qualityRead more

day: 3 November 2021

Building a resilient water quality strategy for the future 10:05 am

How have strategies changed post-pandemic? Managing changing supply and demand requirements Is it time for a national grid to ensure water quality into the future?Read more

day: 3 November 2021