Guy Thompson

Guy Thompson

Company: Wessex Water

Job title: Group director, environmental futures

Bio:

Guy Thompson is Group Director of Environmental Futures at Wessex Water and Managing Director of EnTrade, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wessex Water that creates and operates online markets for nature-based solutions and accredits their environment services.
He was previously Chief Operating Officer and a founding Executive Director of Natural England, the government’s expert adviser on the natural environment. Before that, he was Director of Green Alliance, a leading think tank that is known for its ambitious leadership for the environment and the UK Board Member of the European Environment Bureau.
A seasoned operational and strategic leader, Guy has a reputation as a progressive voice for the environment. He is convinced that market-led solutions are an important part of the answer to environmental issues and there is a compelling business case for the water industry to innovate to deliver a better environment for their customers and communities.

Seminars:

Panel discussion, questions and answers: stakeholder engagement and environmental funding 1:25 pm

day: Day One - 29 June 2021

Restoring ecosystems and supporting natural resources 1:05 pm

The role of water companies in delivering the 25 Year Environment Plan Incentivising positive land use Accelerating delivery of nature-based solutions in PR24Read more

day: Day One - 29 June 2021