Water Expert Panel

The Water Panel is made up of experts from across the water sector, and has helped shape some our most influential policy work.

The panel works with ICE staff to guide a number of activities including development of policy, event planning and the provision of knowledge to the membership and beyond. The panel also undertakes its own three-year programme of activity focusing on a number of key areas.

Meet the panel

The Water panel is made up of a variety of industry experts. Find out more about our panel chair and details of the panel's members.

  • Panel chair: Phill Mills

    Water Expert Panel

    Phill's expertise lies in policy development, asset management, regulation and consumer affairs. He is Director of Policy Consulting Network, a specialist consultancy in the water sector.

 

Other panel members

Panel member name Employer
Prof. John Bridgeman University of Birmingham
Chris Binnie Independent
David Porter Rivers Agency, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Dr. Michael Templeton Imperial College London
Tracey Williamson British Dam Society
John Hensman GHD Livigunn
Ben Piper Atkins
Neill Brauders Mott MacDonald
Craig Woolhouse Environment Agency
Prof. David Stephenson Stephenson Associates
Catherine Kemsley AECOM
David Walton Construction & Utility Solutions Partnerships Ltd
Prof. Garry Pender Heriot Watt University
Jason Jones Turner & Townsend
Naomi Dickens Severn Trent Water

What are we working on?

In addition to supporting ICE policy, events and best practice, the panel operates its own work programme which focuses on a number of key areas:

  • UK Water Security - Highlighting the need for UK governments to establish a water security taskforce and a roadmap to deliver water security by 2025
  • Demand Management - Encouraging governments, regulators and water companies to adopt universal metering with appropriate tariffs to help consumers understand and thus manage their use
  • Interconnections - Exploring the pros and cons of various water transfer methods, how the can be promoted and how regulatory barriers can be removed
  • Flood Risk Management - Supporting a strategic approach to flood management incorporating flood defence, surface water management and upstream catchment measures to improve overall infrastructure resilience