WIF Appoints Jean Spencer as Director

The Water Industry Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Spencer as a non-executive director.

Jean has thirty years of experience in the water sector and is the Independent Chair of the Senior Steering Group leading the development of a National Framework for Water Resources.

Until her retirement in 2018, Jean was an executive director of Anglian Water Services, having previously joined the board in May 2004 as regulation director. Prior to joining Anglian Water, she held a number of positions with Yorkshire Water and is a Chartered Accountant by profession. Jean is also a board member of the British Trust for Ornithology, a science-based charity that advances the understanding of ornithology for the benefit of both birds and people.

“I’m delighted to be appointed to the board of the Water Industry Forum”, said Jean, “I look forward to working with my fellow board members and Chief Executive Peter Drake in continuing the work of the Forum as an impartial voice in bringing diverse organisations together to tackle current and future challenges in the sector.”

Water Industry Forum Chair, Dr Mark Fletcher, commented “I am delighted to welcome Jean Spencer to the board.She brings a wealth of experience and industry insight from across the water sector.”