Company: Yorkshire Water
Job title: Manager of innovation
Jon Brigg began his career in agriculture which led to a role in Yorkshire Water in 1992. Using experience gained through science, operational, R&D, commercial, procurement, fleet and leadership roles, Jon’s current challenge is to build and drive a programme of transformational innovation projects while accommodating incremental developments. Jon’s current key project areas include: delivering a commercially viable advanced thermal conversion gasification system into Yorkshire Water extracting maximum energy value from waste water sludge; commercial demonstration of integrated water, waste and resource systems; regeneration of coagulants from spent sludge driving toward self-sufficiency; and rapid, early entry into hydrogen economy.
Collaboration case study 11:35 am
day: 27 November 2018