Charmian Abbot

Chief scientific officer - United Utilities

Dr Oliver Puckering

Principal process engineers – solutions (supply & waste) - Xylem Water Solutions

Oliver is a chartered chemical engineer who has been working in the Water Industry for the past 10 years, specifically in new product and process development for Clean Water production, Wastewater and Industrial Water Treatment. Oliver managed water related projects, operated read more

Natalie Prosser

Interim CEO - Office for Environmental Protection

Natalie Prosser is a solicitor by background, with fifteen years in government, specialising in public and regulatory law, regulatory operations and governance. Her previous roles have included General Counsel at the Gambling Commission, Director of Operations, Vocational and Technical Qualifications read more

Alastair Chisholm

Director of policy - CIWEM

Alastair Chisholm is Director of Policy at the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. He is responsible for translating CIWEM member expertise into technical and policy advice for decision makers at all levels, for environmental managers and the public. read more

Kieran Fahey

Director, long-term control plan - City of South Bend

Kieran Fahey is the City of South Bend’s long-term control plan Director. A native of Ireland, he previously spent a decade with the Irish EPA. He also worked as a research scientist with the Irish Government’s Department of Agriculture and read more

Paul Horton

CEO - Future Water Association

More than 25 years’ experience with NGOs, charities and trade organisations, across the water and environment sector, including TV, radio and policy work. Previously Director of Membership & Development at CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management); Director, International read more

Richard Smith

Wastewater innovation architect - Severn Trent

Lee Pitcher

Head of partnerships - Yorkshire Water

Lee Pitcher is Yorkshire Water’s Head of Partnerships and General Manager of Hull and East Riding’s transformational partnership ‘Living with Water’ where the vision is to turn Hull into an exemplar resilient City in Yorkshire.  This partnership has already seen read more

Matt Baldry

Director of Sales - I-Phyc

Matt has over 25 years’ experience in the construction and water industries. He brings a diverse range of experience from sales and account management to operational and commercial management gained across both multinational companies and SMEs alike.

Ana Soares

Professor - Cranfield University

Ana Soares is a Professor of Biotechnology Engineering, and she leads the Green Technologies Grand Challenge at Cranfield University. Her research focuses in municipal as well as industrial wastewater management, proposing innovative and economically feasible solutions to produce high quality read more