drainage strategy manager,
With a broad, diverse skill base and technical expertise, Brian has over 40 years’ experience across engineering disciplines relevant to the Water Industry, gained both in public and private sectors, the past 20 being with Yorkshire Water.
A consummate professional, committed to providing consistent high standards, with an ability to maintain focus and identify issues and risks that are important to the Sector.
Brian provides strategic intelligence on matters relating to sewerage, the environment, and strategic planning and development. He is currently establishing a clear direction and strategy for storm water management and innovative, intelligence driven solutions to ensure Yorkshire Water is prepared to overcome future challenges in this area. He is also facilitating the development of a wider drainage strategy to enable the Company to achieve its’ vision and strategic objectives.
He represents the Company at a National level on technical, regulatory and legislative issues and is Chair of the Water UK surface water management network. He is also a member of Water UK’s 21st century drainage programme board. He represents the UK on the development of an International Standard (ISO) for storm water management in urban areas.