Judges confirmed for Water Industry Awards
The judges have been announced for the 2020 Water Industry Awards.
The panel is made up of 14 leading water sector specialists, who are expertly positioned to scrutinise and judge the sector's entries.
The Awards are back for the 14th year running - celebrating and rewarding outstanding achievement and innovation in the UK water industry.
Organised by Water and Wastewater Treatment (WWT) the event will take place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 20 May 2020. Entries are open for the 19 categories which range from water innovation project of the year, to achievements in water resources, health and safety and data.
The judges are as follows:
Director, Water Resources South East (WRSE)
Director, Conway Water Consulting
Chief executive, Energy & Utility Skills
Deputy director, Environment Agency
Managing director, MH2O Consultancy
Chief executive, UKWIR
Director of client solutions, WRc
Director of strategy; founder
Cadent Gas; Women’s Utility Network (WUN)
UK Director, British Water
Fellow, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Managing director, Waterwise
Chief executive Consumer Council for Water
Dr Ana Soares
Senior lecturer in biological engineering, Cranfield University
Ceris Van de Vyver
Head of Water Consulting, UK - Isle Utilities
WWT content director Alec Peachey said: “It’s fantastic to have such an esteemed panel of experts lined up to judge this year’s entries. There are a number of new categories and the judges will have their work cut out in identifying the best of the best. I’d encourage anyone who has got a great story to tell to enter now.”
For further information and to enter visit www.waterindustryawards.co.uk
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