Tony Harrington

Tony Harrington

Company: Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Job title: Director of environment


Tony has developed his expertise and interest in environmental matters through leading a number of multi-disciplinary teams in support of a variety of projects in the oil and gas exploration; civil engineering; water services industries; and from within Government.  He is both a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Scientist, and a Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management, at the Institution of Civil Engineers, and at the Learned Society of Wales.   In December 2011, after helping set up the Food and Environmental Research Agency for Defra as its Policy and Regulation Director, Tony took up his role of Director of Environment at DCWW, where he leads the Environmental, Innovation, and Science agendas for the business.   Tony has a number of research oriented Board appointments including that at the UK Water Industry Research body – UKWIR where he is a Director.  Tony holds a visiting Chair at the School of Biosciences at Cardiff University and is also a member of the Higher Education Funding for Wales – Research Wales Committee.


Panel discussion: perspectives on creating a circular economy in the UK water sector 3:55 pm

The water sector’s roadmap for the circular economy: what does it mean in practice for water companies? What are the short and long-term market opportunities? Adapting processes and whole life costing to achieve your carbon pledge Understanding the value of collaborating with tier 1 contractors at the design stage De-risking the project and improving ROIRead more