WIF Team Challenge for Young Water Professionals - Judging & Awards

Date: 10th April 2019

Location: Arcadis Offices, London

Time: 2pm-7pm (Registration from 1.30pm)

Following on from the Briefing Event in February, teams will now present their idea to the judging panel and audience at this event. This will be followed by a drinks reception and awards ceremony, where we will hear from our keynote speaker for the evening.

Keynote Speaker

Craig Bennett - CEO, Friends of the Earth

Craig Bennett - Friends of the Earth

Craig Bennett is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Friends of the Earth and Honorary Professor of Sustainability and Innovation at University of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School.

He has been described as “one of the country’s top environmental campaigners”, and by The Guardian as “the very model of a modern eco-general”. He has been listed as one of the UK’s top “social media CEOs”.

Judging Panel

Sian Whittaker - Arcadis Hannah Freeman - Blueprint for Water Nigel Watson - NWG
Sian Whittaker
Hannah Freeman 
Nigel Watson
Arcadis Blueprint for Water Northumbrian Water Group

Commercial & Operations Director Water Energy & Utilities, Environment Safety and Industry



Prof. Jan Hofman - Bath University Ian Jones - Galliford Try Pete Fox - Environment Agency
Prof. Jan Hofman
Ian Jones 
Pete Fox
University of Bath Galliford Try Environment Agency

Director of Water Innovation Research Centre

Managing Director - Environment

Director - Land, Water & Biodiversity



Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The overall winning team will receive Amazon vouchers to the value of £100 per person. The winning team will also be invited to a special lunch with Peter Simpson, CEO of Anglian Water. (Peter was named CEO of the Year 2017 in the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards.)

Arcadis Award for Teamwork & Collaboration

There will be a prize from our sponsors for the degree of teamwork and collaboration demonstrated by the team.

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