Professor Ian Barker joins Cambridge and South Staffs Board of Directors

Professor Ian Barker

Professor Ian Barker, the founder and managing director of Water Policy International Ltd, has joined the Board of Directors of both Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water.

Professor Barker is a Chartered Environmentalist and has over 35 years in the water and environmental sectors and has a rare blend of experience combining policy development and operational delivery. He has held senior roles at the Environment Agency and was the first individual to have overall responsibility for the integrated planning, regulation and management of water, land and biodiversity for England and Wales.

He is also a visiting professor in Exeter’s Centre for Water Systems, a non-executive director of the Water Industry Forum and vice-president (environment) of the Institute of Water.

“Ian brings huge experience and knowledge of the water sector, and a passion for the health of the environment, to his new Board position; and Cambridge Water and our customers will derive enormous benefit as a result.” Says Lord Chris Smith, Independent chairman of Cambridge Water.

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