Steve Kaye

Steve Kaye

Company: UKWIR

Job title: CEO


Steve is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and has worked in the water industry for around 30 years. His career started in manufacturing sector.

Later working in the water utility industry, Steve held key roles in Engineering, Operations, and Innovation.

He has supported and led various open innovation platforms and networks in the sector, helping to engage academia and the supply chain in developing innovative solutions that meet water industry needs.

Steve has an MBA from City University and is also a visiting professor at Imperial College, London.

Steve is a creative individual who is passionate about making a better world through research and innovation. He has always been actively involved in fostering collaborations between different organisations and industrial sectors.

For the last 2 years Steve has been CEO of UKWIR, an organisation that delivers research outputs to meet the short, medium- and long-term challenges of the UK water industry


Keynote: Centre of Excellence hub for the water sector: where are we and what’s next? 10:15 am

day: 1 December

Panel discussion: executive perspectives on the IWC 9:45 am

Observations on winning entries in the IWC so far – are there any identifiable trends? How is the IWC encouraging more collaboration on innovation between water companies and with the supply chain community? How is the IWC delivering for customers? IWC’s role in the 2030 net zero carbon commitment Ambitions for the future of the…Read more

day: 1 December