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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

    • Graham Hillier - Chair CIWEM Welsh Branch

      Work for / Job Title: Natural Resources Wales:  Executive Director for Operations (South)
      Graham is 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 - Immediate Past Chair

      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: JRJ Consulting 
      Jeremy Jones is an independent consulting engineer and advisor to regulators, water companies and industry. 
      Main areas of interest: Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)

    • Norman Fleming - Past Chair/Secretary (Committee)

      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

    • Tracey Dunford - Secretary (Events)

      Work for / Job Title: Natural Resources Wales / Principal Water Resources Planner 
      Tracey has 14 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 (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 member of Engineering Professional Board and Trustee Appointments Committee. Previously Chairman (twice) and Treasurer of the Branch and Chairman of EPB.

      Worked for Welsh Water for 19 years, self employed consultant for 20 years. Now almost 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

      Work for / Job Title: WRc: Senior Environmental Consultant
      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 link with Cardiff University and ICE

      Work for / Job Title: Cardiff University/ CH2M HILL Halcrow Professor of Water Management
      Roger Falconer is Director of the Hydro-environmental Research Centre in the School of Engineering, at Cardiff University.  He leads a large research team, pursuing research on modelling flow, water quality and sediment transport processes in coastal, estuarine and inland waters.

    • Ed Gmithrowicz - Committee Member

      Work for / Job Title: The Environment & Sustainability Partnership
      Ed is a director of a small South Wales based environmental consultancy undertaking work for public and private sector clients on resource efficiency, waste management, sustainable energy and climate change.  Ed's previous experience includes working in environmental and sustainable energy consultancy, as well as in the privately owned waste management sector.  Ed was a director of Future Energy Solutions, the Sustainable Energy business of AEA Technology, and a director of a specialised organic waste management company specializing in food waste management. 
      Main areas of interest: resource efficiency, waste management, sustainable energy, climate change and water management.

    • Norman Lowe - CIWEM Vice 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 - Eng Tech Water Resources Planner

      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.



Graham Hillier

Welsh Branch Chair



Tracey Dunford

Welsh Branch Secretary (Events)


Chartered Institution of Water and
Environmental Management (CIWEM)

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