The WIF Impact Awards for UK Water Research

Date: 30th June 2015

Location: The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock, London

The WIF Impact Awards have been designed to recognise academic research that has had a real economic impact in the UK and beyond - as judged by a cross-section of the UK water sector.

The judging panel comprises:

  • Alison Maydom, Head of Water Efficiency, Innovation and Exports Team, Defra
  • John Rathjen, Water Industry Team Leader, Scottish Government
  • Nevil Muncaster, Director of Asset Management, Yorkshire Water
  • Jean Spencer, Regulation Director, Anglian Water
  • Alex Vaughan, Managing Director, Natural Resources, Costain
  • Ian Jones, Managing Director, Galiford Try Water
  • Mark Hanrahan, Group Business Development​ Director, North Midland Construction PLC
  • Steve Tetlow, Bidding & Strategy Director, JN Bentley
  • Jason Jones, Director, Turner & Townsend Consulting
  • Mark Fletcher, Director and Global Water Leader, Arup
  • Simon Lewin, Water Consulting Business Unit Director , Mouchel
  • Gordon Lilley, Managing Director, Caldervale Technology
  • John Phillips, Chairman, SEAMS Ltd
  • Mike Woolgar, Managing Director, Atkins Ltd
  • Bob Stear, Head of Research & Development, Severn Trent Water


Advisory Panel;

  • Prof Paul Jeffrey, Professor of Water Management, Cranfield University
  • Prof David Butler, Professor of Water Engineering, University of Exeter
  • Prof Joby Boxall, Professor of Water Infrastructure Engineering, Sheffield Water Centre


The awards will presented at the Research Councils UK water showcase event “Water in Future Cities” to be held at The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock, London on 30th June. 

More information about this event can be found here:

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