David Black

David Black

Company: Ofwat

Job title: Interim chief executive


David Black was appointed as interim Chief Executive of Ofwat in April 2021. Prior to this, he was Chief Regulation Officer at Ofwat and led the 2019 price review, securing significant investment to improve resilience and protect the environment, alongside lower bills for customers. David joined Ofwat in 2012 as Director of Economics and became a Senior Director in 2015.

Prior to joining Ofwat, David held a number of roles in economic consulting, advising on economic regulation, competition and financial economics in the communications and energy sectors. He has also worked at Oftel, New Zealand Treasury and New Zealand Commerce Commission.


Keynote: future challenges and opportunities: the water sector in 30 years 10:10 am

• What companies will need to do now to transform in readiness for the future • Managing emerging challengesRead more

day: Day One - 29 June 2021