22 April 2020 - 08 July 2020
Looking to get chartered with CIWEM this year? Make the most of the lockdown and use the time you would have spent commuting to work on your application competencies over breakfast.
The CIWEM Metropolitan branch is hosting a series of 12 weekly breakfast webinars reviewing the Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (C.WEM) competencies and linking to the Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), Chartered Scientist (CSci) and Chartered Engineer (CEng) competencies. Please note that competencies D1 Ability to communicate in English and E2 Discuss your commitment to CIWEM are not covered in this series of webinars.
Each webinar will cover the requirements for a single competency, provide examples and personal insights from the speakers' experience, and give you some easy activities to undertake to help you prepare to apply. Attendees can join in by registering for each week's webinar using the booking links below. Recorded sessions along with any additional materials provided by the speakers will also be available on this page, so check back often for updates.
Please note that each webinar must be booked individually through 'MyCIWEM ' using the links provided for each event in the series. Further details regarding booking and joining instructions are provided below. Registration will close 24 hours before each event, so please book your place early.
A1: Knowledge of wider environmental issues and trends (Speaker: Jack Southon | Associate Consultant, Environment | Capita)
This webinar was recorded on 22nd April, 2020.
A2: Ability to develop strategies or plans to address changes in your sector (Speaker: Katherine Woollard | Water Resources Management Plan Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on 29th April 2020.
B1: Ability to analyse and evaluate environmental and/or water problems (Speaker: Iain Stevenson | Strategic Network Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on 6th of May 2020.
B2: Ability to solve problems by identifying, developing and evaluating options (Speaker: Katherine Woollard | Water Resources Management Plan Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on 13th of May 2020
B3: Ability to initiate, implement and manage change (Speaker: Jack Southon | Associate Consultant, Environment | Capita)
This webinar was recorded on 20th of May.
B4: Ability to plan and implement solutions and monitor their continuing performance (Speaker: Iain Stevenson Strategic Network Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 27th of May.
C1: Ability to manage resources effectively and efficiently (Speaker TBA)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 3rd of June.
C2: Understanding, promotion and application of Health and Safety (H&S) (Speaker: Iain Stevenson (Strategic Network Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 10th of June.
C3: Your contribution to sustainability (Speaker: Katherine Woollard | Water Resources Management Plan Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 17th of June.
C4: Understanding, promotion and application of quality enhancement and quality assurance (QA) (Speaker: Jack Southon | Associate Consultant, Environment | Capita)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 24th of June.
D2: Work professionally, ethically and comply with relevant codes of conduct (Speaker: Iain Stevenson |Strategic Network Specialist | Thames Water)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 1st of July.
E1: Demonstrate continuing professional development (Speaker TBA)
This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, 8th of July
Please note that bookings will close 24 hours before the start of each webinar.
Bookings to attend the webinar should be made through 'MyCIWEM' using the links provided for each webinar in the series. Each webinar should be booked separately and you are only confirmed once you have clicked 'proceed & submit' in the cart and received a confirmation email, which will be sent to your primary email address on your MyCIWEM account. Once registration for that webinar session has closed, successful registrants will receive a separate email with joining instructions.
Please ensure that your MyCIWEM primary email address is the one you wish us to use for all correspondence about your bookings, as all correspondence about this event will be sent to this email address.
If you have any booking queries, please contact Barbara Woods at Barbara.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For queries about the webinars please contact one of the members of the CIWEM Metropolitan branch: Jack Southon at Jack.Southon@capita.co.uk, Iain Stevenson at Iain.Stevenson@thameswater.co.uk or Katie Woollard at Katherine.Woollard@thameswater.co.uk
Jack Southon is an Associate Director for Capita Property and Infrastructure. Working as part of the Environment division he oversees four teams including Developer Services, Economics, GIS, and Hydraulic & Hydrology to deliver projects for a range of clients across the public, private and third sectors. Jack gained C.WEM, CSci and CEnv in 2014 and more recently became a Chartered Geographer in 2019. He is a member of the CIWEM South Eastern and Metropolitan branch committees and is an experienced mentor having supported professional colleagues across industry towards all grades of CIWEM Membership, including leading previous mass-participation online courses.
Having served three terms as Chair of the CIWEM South Eastern Branch, Jack has chaired and organised countless CPD events to inform his knowledge of wider environmental issues and trends relevant to CIWEM professionals. His contributions have helped shape and further the debate across multiple fronts; bringing learning and innovation from other sectors to benefit his multi-disciplinary project work.
Katie Woolard is a water resources management plan specialist in investment programme appraisal at Thames Water. She has been working in the water industry for 8 years and has prior experience working in water resources modelling at Thames Water, South East Water and the British Geological Survey. Katie became involved with CIWEM whilst studying for her masters in water management at Cranfield University, a course accredited by CIWEM, and since then has gone on to become a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager. She followed a CIWEM Chartership competencies series to help structure her application and is hoping that this series similarly helps others to prepare their applications and to fast track their journey to Chartership.
Iain Stevenson is a Strategic Network Specialist working in the Asset Management team at Thames Water within hydraulic modelling. Iain has 18 years’ experience in the water industry within consultancy and directly with water companies, Severn Trent, Southern and Thames Water. He gained C.WEM status in 2019 and has been a member of the CIWEM Metropolitan branch committee since 2017 and is now the new members group chair. Iain assesses and provides solutions to demand, operational and strategic water network problems to secure the water network and resources for the future. He also works on low pressures issues, poor water quality, improving resilience and reducing risk.
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