Ofwat makes two senior appointments
Ofwat has announced the appointment of two new senior directors.
Emma Kelso will join the regulator as Senior Director, Customers and Casework, while Lisa Commane will take up the role of Senior Director, Business Improvement.
Kelso joins Ofwat after 10 years at energy regulator Ofgem, where she has been responsible for wholesale markets, was a member of Ofgem’s Enforcement Oversight Board and has also worked on retail markets. She previously worked for the Office of Rail Regulation and the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales, Australia.
Lisa Commane has held a number of senior roles at Coventry City Council and is currently their Director of Customer Services and Transformation responsible for a broad range of corporate functions including IT, HR, procurement, communications and customer service. Prior to that she worked for KPMG and Deloitte.
Ofwat Chief Executive, Cathryn Ross, said: “I am pleased to announce Emma’s and Lisa’s appointments. They both have a wealth of experience from both the private and public sectors, and their skills and enthusiasm will see them making a great contribution to Ofwat.”
“We have an exciting few years ahead across all our work and I know Emma and Lisa will contribute enormously to helping to deliver our vision of trust and confidence in vital public water and wastewater services.”
The pair will take up their new roles in September, and will both be members of Ofwat’s Senior Leadership Team.
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