Dr Gavin Milligan

Job Title: Group sustainability director

Company: William Jackson Food Group (Brands include Abel&Cole and Aunt Bessies)

Gavin Milligan holds a PhD from the University of London and worked for 9 years in the chemical industry before moving to the food sector. He has worked for a number of businesses ranging from SMEs to blue chip corporates in supply chain, operations and commercial roles and is currently Group Sustainability Director for the… Read more.

Cate Lamb

Job Title: Head of water

Company: CDP

With 9 years experience in the environmental and sustainable development fields and a strong technical, scientific and project management background, Cate has successfully led on a range of high profile projects in the healthcare, construction, education, commercial and regeneration sectors delivering successful outcomes in terms of both cost and carbon savings. As the head of… Read more.

James Conlin

Job Title: Energy buyer

Company: Tesco UK and Ireland

Hans-Ulrich Buchholz

Job Title: Environmental compliance, corporate QEHS group

Company: L’Oréal

Hans-Ulrich Buchholz is working at L’Oréal corporate QEHS (Quality environment, health and safety) department as water and waste water expert. His responsibility is water and waste water management of L’Oréal’s Operations worldwide in order to evaluate and to reduce the impact of the industrial activities, especially on local water resources. He is focused on the… Read more.

Neil Pendle

Job Title: Managing Director

Company: Waterscan

Neil founded Waterscan in 1994 and has developed the business into the UK’s leading water management company. He has endeavoured to keep Waterscan at the forefront of the water industry including the development of Water Strategy, Water Recycling and Water Footprinting services for the benefit of Waterscan’s clients. As Managing Director, Neil is responsible for… Read more.

Lucy Lee

Job Title: Water stewardship manager

Company: WWF

Lucy Lee is a Water Stewardship Manager at WWF-UK. WWF is a strong advocate for responsible private sector engagement on water issues. We have been working with companies to develop our concept of water stewardship since 2008 which serves to unite a wide set of stakeholders to support the sustainable management of water resources. WWF… Read more.

Michael Savage

Job Title: Corporate responsibility manager - environmental sustainability

Company: Intercontinental Hotels Group

Simon Reid

Job Title: Sustainability Manager

Company: Marks & Spencer 

Simon is a Sustainability Manager sitting within the Foods Plan A team at M&S. Simon joined the team in 2015 and focuses on water; this includes working on water risk analysis, delivering stewardship projects, strategy development and managing key partnerships. Simon is a Chartered Environmentalist, holds a master’s degree in Environment and Development and has… Read more.

Adam Cooper

Job Title: Director for retail market opening

Company: Ofwat

Adam has a long track record in commodities spending the last 15 years in the private sector at Merrill Lynch, Shell, Centrica and Enron, and the preceding 12 years in public sector roles as an Economist at Ofgem, the Bank of England and Australian Treasury. He has had significant experience in energy market opening with involvement… Read more.

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