Beatrice Martin

Water treatment manager - Xylem

Beatrice Martin has been working for 12 years as the disinfection and more recently ozone oxidation Sales Manager in the UK, focusing on the needs from the water utilities. She is a UV expert and obtained an MSc Water & read more

David Smith

Global strategy officer - Stantec

As a Stantec senior vice president, David drives corporate strategy and growth initiatives using his personal experience of varying investment delivery approaches, trends, operating models and practices from across the globe. He is a proven senior executive with more than read more

Feargal Ó Coigligh

Assistant secretary for water - Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government

Feargal Ó Coigligh is assistant secretary at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, heading up the water division of the department. He previously served as assistant secretary in the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, where he read more

Frank McDonald

Former editor - Irish Times

Frank McDonald is a Dubliner and UCD graduate who was Environment Editor of the Irish Times from 2000 until he "retired" in 2015. He is also author of several books including The Destruction of Dublin (1985), Saving the City (1989) read more

Jim MacIntyre

Head of leakage operations - South East Water

Jodie Rettino

Catchment and biodiversity lead - Severn Trent

Jodie Rettino manages the Catchment and Biodiversity Team which is focused on preventing pollution reaching Severn Trent Water’s raw water abstractions and improving the wider water environment. She has been working at Severn Trent for 9 years and since joining read more

Laura Brien

Director of water - Commission for Regulation of Utilities

Laura Brien was appointed director of water and compliance in February 2019. Prior to that, she was director of energy markets at the CRU since 2014, where she was responsible for delivering the Integrated Single Electricity Market for energy and read more

Linda MacHugh

Director of water & drainage policy division - Department for Infrastructure

Linda is the Director of Water and Drainage Policy Division in the Department for Infrastructure. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of the policy and regulatory environment to provide a modern, high quality water and sewerage service, at read more

Michelle Minihan

Senior inspector, drinking water team - Environment Protection Agency

Michelle is the senior inspector for the drinking water team in the Environmental Protection Agency in the Republic of Ireland. After completing her PhD at the University of Limerick, Michelle joined Intel Ireland before moving to Teagasc and then the read more

Olga Grant

Assistant principal, climate adaptation policy - Department of communications, climate action & environment

Olga Grant has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences and PhD in Plant Biology (ecophysiology and ecological genetics), followed by 14 years of research in public and private research institutes and Universities, in Ireland, the UK, Spain, and Portugal, predominantly read more