Elizabeth (Liz) Anne Swarbrick, PhD, BSc (Hons) - Managing Director (currently away from the business)
Appointed to the Water Plc Board in July 1997, Liz previously held the
position of Quality and Planning Director and Regulation and Asset
Management Director. She is a chemist by profession and has over 20 years'
experience in the water industry. Liz has represented the Company and the
industry in a number of strategic Water UK groups with the Regulators, some
of which she has chaired. She has previously been the Midlands area
President of the Institute of Water Officers.
Keith Marshall, MBA - Acting Managing Director & Supply Director
Appointed to Water Plc Board as Supply Director in September 2006, Keith had previously held the position of Supply & Resources Director from 2002. With nearly 40 years' experience in the water industry, Keith’s experience is predominantly in the field of production, ICA and energy management.
Rachel Barber, MBA - Customer Operations Director
Rachel was appointed to the Board in October 2009 and has more than 20 years' water industry experience, joining the Company in 1990. She was previously Director of Customer Services and Director of Distribution and now undertakes the combined role as Customer Operations Director.
Matt Lewis, BA (Hons), MBA - Regulation Director
Matthew joined the Company in 1997 and has had a number of roles in the
areas of regulation, distribution and customer services. Matthew was
appointed to the Board in May 2009. His role as Regulation Director includes
responsibility for the relationship with the water industry regulator,
Ofwat. Matthew is heavily involved in business planning, competition issues
and compliance. Matthew has an economics degree, an MBA and has studied
leadership at Harvard Business School.
Steve Morley, MSc Hons (Econ) - Compliance Director
Steve Morley was appointed to the Board in April 2013. His main
responsibility is to ensure South Staffs Water complies with the
requirements and requests of the Drinking Water Inspectorate, as well as
close liaison with many different stakeholders, ranging from the Environment
Agency to CCWater in the Cambridge area. Prior to that he spent 20 years
working for both Cambridge Water and Southern Water in similar roles.
Tim Orange, MA Hons (Cantab), ACA - Finance Director
Tim was appointed to the Board in April 2013 and has responsibility for the
financial performance of the business. Tim graduated in geography from
Downing College, Cambridge and went on to train as a chartered accountant
with Grant Thornton. After four years in the British Virgin Islands with
Deloitte, he returned to work for Scottish & Newcastle, ntl and more
recently Enviros, an Environmental Consultancy which became part of
Carillion plc. He joined Cambridge Water in March 2009 and South Staffs
Water in April 2013.
Colin Wayper, BSc, CEng, MICE, MCIWEM - Network Director
Colin has 30 years' water industry experience, mainly associated with water distribution and asset management. He joined the Company in 2000, was appointed Director of Network Management
in 2008 and joined the board in November 2011. He is responsible for underground asset management, network performance management, network engineering and hydraulic modelling and leakage management. Prior to joining the Company, Colin worked in a number of water companies in North East England, as well as at OFWAT and RPS Water Services.
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