6:00pm - 7:00pm




Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM UDG new members' group

Event description

The final webinar in the CIWEM Urban Drainage Early Career digital series hosted by the CIWEM Urban Drainage Group new members’ group.

Each webinar will showcase a different career profile within FCERM and related industries. Members will reveal why they followed their chosen profession path, discuss their most career defining moments and share case studies of projects they have undertaken.

The speaker for this session will be Nicci Russell Managing Director at Waterwise- leading the Environmental Modelling business.

Part of the CIWEM Urban Drainage Early Careers digital series

Register for 27 September 2021

About the speaker

Nicci Russell

Nicci Russell has been managing director of Waterwise since March 2017.

From 2013 to 2017 Nicci was a director at Ofwat, where she led Ofwat’s work on resilience and independent regulation and its relationship with the UK and Welsh Governments and with environmental groups. She also led Ofwat’s strategic approach in Wales and was involved in developing the 2019 Price Review and retail market opening in England.

Nicci has judged the Institute of Water’s Innovation Awards and the Water Industry Awards every year since 2018.

In 2018 she was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

She is also an active mentor in the water sector. She chairs Defra’s new Senior Water Demand Steering Group, co-chairs Waterwise’s Retailers Leadership Group for Water Efficiency, and sits on Defra’s Expert Group on water targets for the Environment Bill and ACEVO’s Climate Crisis Working Group.

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Hanna Kugachandran at Hanna.kugachandran@mottmac.com or Gina Xeni at Gina.xeni@wsp.com.

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