Andrea Gysin

Head of innovation partnerships - Thames Water

Andrea’s career spans almost 20 years in the water industry, during which time she has worked in blue chip consultancies, start-up and growth businesses. In 2005 she launched an innovation programme in the UK water industry that supported technology commercialisation read more

Harry Armstrong

Director for regulatory policy - Ofwat

Harry Armstrong is the Director for Regulatory Policy at Ofwat, the economic regulator for the water sector in England and Wales. He manages a wide portfolio of work including Ofwat’s Innovation fund, customer policy and asset resilience. Prior to joining read more

Ben Tam

Managing director, UK - Isle Group

Ben is the CEO of Isle UK with a background in science and innovation, which started out with a PhD in biochemistry. Since then he has worked in the water industry fulfilling a variety of scientific and managerial roles. Ben read more

Angela MacOscar

Head of innovation - Northumbrian Water

Dr Angela MacOscar is Head of Innovation at Northumbrian Water. She has a passion for innovation and helps businesses embed an innovation culture within the workforce, creates processes and strategies that will result in purpose driven and tangible innovation output. read more

Richard Walwyn

Head of asset intelligence and innovation - Severn Trent

Richard is Chief Technology Officer across the digital, physical and biological asset base, advising the board and executive committee on how digital, physical and biological technology trends and opportunities will affect the business strategies. He is also a non executive read more

Katrina Flavell

Technical specialist - clean water networks - Yorkshire Water

Katrina represents Yorkshire Water’s Innovation team, delivering cutting-edge projects in the clean water network. As part of this work, she is involved in the delivery of Yorkshire Water’s ground-breaking Smart Network pilot. Katrina has a background in water quality in read more

Mark Enzer

Director - Centre for Digital Built Britain

Mark is a keen champion of innovation in the context of collaborative delivery models and he is particularly interested in the transformation of the infrastructure industry, including: systems-thinking, digital transformation, connected digital twins, data infrastructure, low-carbon sustainable solutions and the read more

Ben Ward

Head of asset performance and innovation - South West Water

Chartered civil engineer and water industry professional. After a background in asset management consultancy and related academic research fields, Ben moved to work directly for SWW to help deliver their PR19 business plan.  He has a proven background in technology read more

Ina Vertommen

Team lead hydroinformatics - KWR Water Research Institute

Ina Vertommen is the team leader of Hydroinformatics at KWR. In this role, she is responsible for the content and profile of the team. The team’s goal is to strengthen KWR’s position in the field of hydroinformatics. Ina also works read more

Jody Knight

Asset technology manager - Wessex Water

Jody has 19 years of industry experience in consulting, contracting and the last 13 years at Wessex Water. At Wessex Water Jody works in the asset strategy team and has been involved in writing the last two business plans. He read more