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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

    • Norman Fleming - Chair CIWEM Welsh Branch

      Work for / Job Title: Principal Engineer for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water 
      Norman has been on the committee for the last five years, including two years as branch chair. He works in the Developer Services team of Welsh Water, providing water supply and wastewater services to developers across Wales.
      Main areas of interest: Water Supply and Wastewater
    • Graham Hillier - Past Chair

      Work for / Job Title: Tidal Lagoon Power  (MD of Development Services)
      Graham has recently joined Tidal Lagoon Power as Managing Director of Development Services. Previously, Graham was the Executive Director for Operations South with Natural Resources Wales having previously worked for Environment Agency Wales for 9 years as South East Area Manager, South West Area Manager and latterly Executive Flood Risk Manager.  Previously Graham spend 20 years in the private sector, providing commercial environmental science services to industry and governments worldwide.  His qualifications include a BSc in Geography & Oceanography, an MSc in Marine Geotechnics and an MBA. 
      Main areas of interest: Marine Science, Estuaries, Coastal Processes, Climate Change, Wales.
    • Claire Scannell - Secretary (Committee meetings)

      Work for / Job Title: Natural Resources Wales:  Water Quality Planning Technical Specialist
      Main areas of interest: Water Quality Planning & Regulation 
    • Jeremy Jones - Treasurer

      Work for / Job Title: Atkins
      Jeremy Jones is a consulting engineer and advisor to regulators, water companies and industry. 
      Main areas of interest: Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)
    • Tracey Dunford - External comms and events co-ordinator

      Work for / Job Title: Natural Resources Wales / Principal Water Resources Planner 
      Tracey has 15 years experience working in Water Resources Management within Natural Resources Wales (formerly Environment Agency Wales).  She has been an active member of the CIWEM Welsh branch since 2007 and currently acts as secretary (External comms and Events). 
      Main areas of interest: Environmental Water Management, Hydrometry & Hydrology, Hydrological Modelling, Climate Change, Water Resources Planning and Water Resources reporting (Statistics).

    • Peter Bennett - Committee Member

      CIWEM role: Committee member of Welsh Branch and a member of Engineering Professional Board. Previously Chairman (twice) and Treasurer of the Branch, a member of the Council of the Institution, Chairman of EPB and a member of the Trustee Appointments Committee.

      Worked in local government for 10 years, Welsh Water for 19 years, and a self employed consultant for 22 years. Now retired.

      Areas of Interest: engineering work within the entire water cycle, but particularly the reception, handling and disposal of water following its use by humans.

    • Mike Jones - Committee Member

      Work for / Job Title: Lead consultant at Infosys
      Mike has been in the water industry for too many years! During this time he has been fortunate to have worked in water companies, contractors, consultants, manufacturers and IT, and at various levels from operator to programme manager, which has given him a unique perspective on the industry. He has been delivering outcome based solutions for many years, including when on the CIRIA Water Panel, and is still involved in driving innovation and change within the industry. Mike has been on the Welsh Committee for over 10 years, and was Chair in 2005.
    • Dr Robert Keirle - Committee Member

      Robert has been employed in the water and environmental sectors since just prior to privatisation of the water industry in 1989. During this time, he has gained broad experience of environmental and drinking water quality and water resources issues, having worked for regulators (Environment Agency Wales and Ofwat), water companies, academia and a consultancy.
      Main areas of interest: Renewable Energy, Water Resources, Water Quality and Pollution Control, Environmental Legislation & Policy, Marine Issues, Drinking Water and Sewage
    • Prof. Roger Falconer - Fellow of CIWEM and commitee member

      Work for / Job Title: Cardiff University / CH2M Professor of Water Management and President of International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research
      Roger Falconer leads a large research team, pursuing research on modelling flow, water quality and sediment transport processes in coastal, estuarine and inland waters. He advises on marine renewable energy, flooding and global water security.  

    • Norman Lowe - CIWEM President

      Work for / Job Title: Environmental Consultant
      Norman was Chief Scientist, Environment, Welsh Water until 2000 and served on its Quality and Environment Committee until 2009.  He is now a Member of Glas Cymru.  Norman joined the CIWEM Trustee Board in 2010.
    • Rachelle Trubey - Committee Member

      Work for / Job Title: Natural Resources Wales: Environment Officer 
      Main areas of interest: environmental protection, regulation, water quality compliance and enforcement
    • Dr Michaela Bray - Committee Member

      Work for / Job Title: Cardiff University:Lecturer, Hydro-environmental Research Centre
      Main areas of interest: Michaela is an Engineer with experience in weather modelling and hydrology.  She is interested in extreme precipitation events,  flood modelling, and remote sensing technologies. 
    • Alison Edwards - Committee Member

      I work for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water as a Eng Tech Water Resources Planner. I have been in the water industry for over 20 years gaining experience in water supply delivery and now more recently Water Resources. I have recently been involved in the development of our Water Resources Management and Drought Plans.

    • Emma Harris - Committee Member

      Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water 

    • Caspar Probert - Committee Member

      Mott McDonald

    • Rachel Sion - Committee Member (NMG)

      Natural Resources Wales

    • Josh Gibson - Committee Member (NMG)


    • George Baker - Committee Member

      Work for / Job Title: Technical Director at JBA Consulting


      George is an environmental engineer specialising in flood risk management, hydrometry, flood risk visualisation and communication, flood modelling, and the design, selection and implementation of flood alleviation schemes.  In 2009 George established JBA Consulting's first Welsh office in Newport, from where he leads a diverse team of engineers, hydrologists, hydraulic modellers, environmental scientists and landscape architects.  














Norman Fleming

Welsh Branch Chair



Tracey Dunford

Welsh Branch Secretary for Events


Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

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