Please see below a list of the confirmed judges for 2017:
I have 35 years’ experience in the positioning, bidding, negotiation, acquisition, delivery and management of multidisciplinary water and utility related projects.
-The Chief Engineer, Southern Water, rebuilt the in-house engineering capability and technical management.
-Black & Veatch Vice President, Anglian Water’s @one alliance and Special Projects Board Director.
-Halliburton KBR, Scottish Water Solutions 1 and Project Aquatrine.
-Expert advisor to BAA property team, MBIA on Seafield WWTW etc.
-Expert witness for BAA/Thames Water at the Heathrow Terminal 5 Public Inquiry.
-Worked as a Client, Consultant and Contractor in the UK and overseas (Australia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand Portugal).
Dr Hans Jensen is Chief Executive of UKWIR Ltd which develops and procures a common research programme on behalf of UK water operators addressing one voice issues. Hans started his career as a geologist working on earthquake and geothermal energy research, before spending over 20 years in the power industry within a range of strategic, project and operational roles. His most recent positions have been Head of Environment and Head of Research and Innovation at RWE.
Chris Hoggart is a Chartered Scientist, Chemist and Environmentalist with more than thirty-five years’ experience in the water and environmental industries. He works for MWH Global, where he is currently seconded to Thames Water’s Eight2O Alliance – a joint-venture organisation currently delivering a £2 billion plus programme of capital and operational work between 2015 and 2020. Chris has significant consultancy experience having performed and managed numerous water and environmental sector studies both in the UK and around the world but particularly in the states of central and eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, the Far East, the Middle East and South America. Chris chairs the Environmental Industries Commission’s, Water Management Group in which role he lobbies politicians, senior civil servants and other key decision makers to achieve and maintain high environmental quality standards.