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Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

106-109 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8QS  
Tel: 020 7831 3110 Fax: 020 7405 4967


  • Committee Members

    • Colin Lee - Chair

      Atkins Peterborough

      Colin has worked in the Water Industry in East Anglia for 25 years, in a range of positions for Local Authorities, Anglian Water and the Environment Agency. He currently manages the East Anglia Wastewater Networks business for Atkins Water and Environment. Colin became Chairman of the Committee in May 2013 following a year as Senior Vice Chair. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager and a Fellow of CIWEM.

      Tel: 07803 260467

    • Rick Butler - Immediate Past Chair and Professional Development Co-ordinator

      Anglian Water, Peterborough

      Rick has worked in the water industry for the past 18 years predominantly at Anglian Water.  He has worked in a range of Operations Management, Asset Management, and Programme Management roles whilst maintaining a strong commitment to enhancing Professional Development both within the company and externally across the industry. In 2012/13 he chaired the East Anglian region CIWEM committee.

    • Andrew Robinson - Senior Vice Chair

      Royal HaskoningDHV, Peterborough

      Eddie has twelve years' experience successfully delivering flood risk management for the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and private clients that support sustainable development. In 2011 Eddie became a Chartered Scientist and Chartered Water and Environmental Manager.  He is employed by Royal HaskoningDHV as a Senior Project Manager and a Market Manager. Some of his specialist skills include flood risk assessment and mapping, reservoir safety, research & development, and facilitating innovation. He has been on the committee since 2006 and was Technical Meetings Coordinator for four years. Eddie has a MSc in Water Management (Cranfield University) and BSc (Hons) in Geography (University of Leeds).

    • Lucy Bethell - Junior Vice Chair and Technical Meetings Co-ordinator

      Mott MacDonald, Cambridge

      Lucy has ten years post graduate experience in the assessment of contaminated land, groundwater pollution and waste management issues. She is currently is a Principal Contaminated Land Specialist and Hydrogeologist for Mott MacDonald and has worked in the UK, the Balkans, Turkey, Morocco and the UAE. She has been a Chartered Member of CIWEM since 2008.

    • Nathan Richardson - Secretary

      Atkins, Peterborough

      Dr. Nathan Richardson is current Branch Secretary and a past Chair of the East Anglian branch of CIWEM . He works at Atkins where he is a Business Manager for a team of 95 water management staff and he has over 20 years experience in the water sector working on a range of environmental studies associated with water's edge and terrestrial projects.  Married, living in Peterborough with three teenage sons who keep him on his toes!

    • Prof Peter Matthews - Branch Representative

    • Iain Page - Honorary Treasurer

      Environment Agency, Peterborough

      Iain has worked for the Environment Agency since 1998 in a variety of water resources roles within Anglian Region and its Head Office. His most recent experience is in strategic water resources planning, working closely with water companies and the agricultural sector.  Iain is a Chartered Member of CIWEM.

    • Ghislain Juvanon - New Members Co-ordinator

      Anglian Water, Grafham, nr Huntingdon

      Ghislain is the Senior Works technician at Grafham WTW for Anglian Water starting as a Graduate Management Trainee in 2011. Prior to the water industry he worked for marine fisheries consultancy on various projects within the EU on sustainable fisheries and development projects. Ghislain has an MSc in Aquatic Resource Management from King's College, London and is currently a Graduate member of CIWEM, working towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist. Currently the new members co-ordinator, feel free to contact him for information on how to get involved with the CIWEM East Anglian branch and CIWEM.

    • Paul Biggins - e-Communications

      Environment Agency, Peterborough

      Paul has worked in the water industry in East Anglia since 1988, predominantly in the field of water quality, and most recently with the Water Framework Directive. Paul has a long history of working on environmental data and visualisation projects, and has a keen interest in sharing information via mapping and GIS environments, particularly in the fields of agriculture, biodiversity and water quality. Paul is a CIWEM Environmental Partner, and since 2007 has helped maintain the Branch's web pages and e-communications.

    • Peter Simpson - Committee Member and Previous Chair 2008/2009 and 2006/2007

      Anglian Water, Peterborough

      Peter was appointed Managing Director of Anglian Water Services in January 2010, having held the position of Chief Operating Officer since November 2004.  He previously held positions within the international division of the company, including Regional Director for Europe based in the Czech Republic and Senior Vice President of Operations based in the USA.  Peter is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, and holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.

    • Sun Yan Evans - Committee Member

      Mott MacDonald

    • Katharine Hill - Committee Member

      Anglian Water Services, Cambridge

      Katharine works as a Hydrologist for Anglian Water's Water Resources Management Team, based in Cambridge. Prior to this she worked as a Network Modeller for Black & Veatch, who she joined as a graduate in September 2011. Katharine has an MSc in Hydrology & Water Resources Management from Imperial College London and a BSc in Environmental Sciences from Southampton University. She is a Graduate Member of CIWEM, working towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist.

    • Liam Atherton - Committee Member

      Atkins, Peterborough

      Liam is an environmental scientist at Atkins, specialising in freshwater ecology. His key work streams include Hydrological Impact Assessment, Water Framework Directive Compliance Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment. He is currently particularly active in the developing field of hydroecology - the interface between hydrology and ecology. Liam believes that CIWEM is the ideal professional body for such cross-disciplinary technical areas, with the objective of integrated approaches to environmental management.

    • Previous Branch Chairs -

      2012/2013 Rick Butler
      2011/2012 Claire Hickey
      2010/2011 Colin Usherwood
      2009/2010 Louise Pennington
      2008/2009 Peter Simpson
      2007/2008 John Sweeney
      2006/2007 Peter Simpson
      2005/2006 Simon Gee
      2004/2005 Simon Gee
      2003/2004 Simon Gee
      2002/2003 Simon Gee
      2001/2002 Nathan Richardson
      2000/2001 Ann Smith
      1999/2000 Chris Ray
      1998/1999 Andrew Bingham
      1997/1998 Neil Smith
      1996/1997 John Smithson
      1995/1996 Brian Dawson
      1994/1995 Peter Treadgold
      1987/1988 Eric Cressey









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