Jim Barker

Jim Barker

Company: Portsmouth Water

Job title: Head of water resources, leakage and smart networks


Jim is the Head of Water Resources, Leakage and Smart Networks for Portsmouth Water. He leads the delivery of strategic water planning for the business, with the chief challenge of securing sustainable supplies of water for Portsmouth Waters Customers, and for the SE Region, for the next 80 years. He is also leading on driving efficiency into the distribution network through the use of emerging technologies.

Prior to joining the Water Industry Jim had a 23 year career at the Environment Agency, beginning with the front line regulation of both the water and waste sectors before moving into strategic water planning at a Regional and National scale.



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day: Day One - 29 June 2021