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Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

The Directors

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Chief Executive

In post since: September 2013

Experience

Chris became Chief Executive in September 2013 having previously been Finance Director of Welsh Water since May 2001 and Glas Cymru since April 2000. He has also previously served as Director of Regulation of Welsh Water and South Wales Electricity plc. Before joining Welsh Water in 1995, he was a Director at National Economic Research Associates and, prior to that, worked for HM Treasury.

Current other Non-Executive positions

Deputy Chairman of the Prince’s Trust Cymru Advisory Council since 2009.

Previous Non-Executive positions

Non-Executive Director of the Principality Building Society. Trustee of the Institute of Welsh Affairs.

Committee membership

Member of the Finance Committee, Nominations Committee and Quality and Environment Committee.



Pete Perry

Peter Perry

Managing Director, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

In post since: July 2006

Experience

Peter was appointed Managing Director of Dwr Cymru Welsh Water in October 2017 after four years as Chief Operating Officer. Appointed Operations Director of Welsh Water in July 2006, Peter has a civil engineering background and was formerly the Chief Operating Officer for United Utilities Operational Services (UUOS), having previously been the Operations Director for UUOS with responsibility for the operational contract with Welsh Water and UUOS’s water interests in Scotland and Ireland. Prior to joining UUOS he worked for Welsh Water for over 20 years.

Previous Non-Executive positions

He was a Director (representing Wales) at The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme, the national body specifying standards for materials and workmanship used in potable water supply.

Committee membership

Member of the Finance Committee and the Quality and Environment Committee.



Peter Bridgewater

Peter Bridgewater

Finance Director

In post since: September 2014

Experience

Peter joined Welsh Water in September 2014 with 15 years of experience in both Finance and Managing Director roles across the energy and water sectors, in the UK and overseas. Peter has been an Executive Director with E.ON and with Sembcorp Industries in regulated utilities and competitive industries, as well as a pension fund trustee. Prior to joining the energy industry in 1994 Peter was a chartered accountant and management consultant with PwC.

Current other Non-Executive positions

Trustee Director of Tylorstown Welfare Hall since June 2018.

Previous Non-Executive positions

Non-Executive Director of Ebico Limited, a not for profit gas and electricity provider, until April 2019

Committee membership

Member of the Finance Committee and the Technology Committee.



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