Tony Conway

Tony Conway

Company: Conway Strategic Water Consulting

Job title: Director


Tony is a former Executive Director of United Utilities and has led Asset Management, Operations and Engineering functions, as well as business transformation programmes. As Strategic Asset Planning and Engineering Director he led the creation of the company’s systems thinking based “Future Concept of Operation”. With the informal title of Director of Curiosity, he focused on identifying world leading water utility innovation, engaging with hubs around the globe. Tony is a Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield, chairs the Leadership Board of the TWENTY65 Water Research Programme and is co-author of the TWENTY65 Industry Guide for Collaborative Innovation. Serving on the Leadership Council of the UK Water Partnership, Tony was lead author of the white paper on Digital Water. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and a Director of British Water and of the Water Industry Forum. Tony provides strategic advisory services to organisations operating across the water sector, from global enterprises to start-up innovators.


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day: 1 December