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City Conference 2017

City Conference
09/03/2017

Water UK held its City Conference on Thursday 9 March with over 160 delegates. City Conference brings together industry leaders, regulators and government bodies alongside investors, analysts, ratings agencies and city institutions, the conference has become a key event in the annual calendar to debate the current industry challenges and its future direction for the changes on the horizon.

This year the conference was chaired by Colin Skellett, Group Chief Executive, Wessex Water, and welcome was given by Michael Roberts, Chief Executive, Water UK. Speakers and contributors included:

  • Sue Amies-King, Chief Executive, WaterPlus
  • David Anderson, Partner, Deloitte
  • Thérèse Coffey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Affairs
  • Simon Cocks, Chief Executive, Affinity Water
  • Adam Cooper, Director for Retail Market Opening, Ofwat
  • Jonson Cox, Chair, Ofwat
  • Orlando Finzi, Director of Investment, M&G Investments
  • Neil Griffiths-Lambeth, Associate Managing Director, Moody's
  • Ben Jeffs, Chief Executive, MOSL
  • James Leigh, Global Leader - Water, Deloitte
  • Robert Miller-Bakewell, Independent Consultant
  • Perry Noble, Infrastructure Partner, Hermes
  • Neil Pendle, Managing Director, Waterscan
  • ​Bronte Somes, Head of Infrastructure, Europe, UBS Infrastructure Asset Management - UBS Global Asset Management

View the full programme.

Attendees include representatives from the following companies:

Accenture | Addleshaw Goddard | Affinity Water | Anglian Water | APPWG | Atkins | Barclays Capital | Black & Veatch Ltd | Borealis | Bristol Water | Capgemini UK plc | CCWater | CMS Cameron McKenna | Corsair Capital | CPPIB | DBJ Europe Limited | Defra | Deloitte | DG Regulatory Finance | DIF Management | Drinking Water Inspectorate | Dwr Cymru Welsh Water | Economic Consultants Associates Limited | EDF Energy | Energy & Utility Skills | Energy Exemplar | Eversheds | EY | First State Investments | Fitch Ratings | FMS Wertmanagement | Future Water | Global Water Intelligence | Gutermann | Hastings Funds Managements | IBM | Imperial College | Indepen | InfraRed Capital Partners | Innogy Consulting | Instinctif Partners | J Murphy & Sons Limited | JP Morgan | Kaye Enterprises | Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking | M&G Investments | Macquarie | Moody's | Morgan Stanley | MOSL | MWH | Norges Bank Investment Management | Northern Ireland Water | Northumbrian Water | Ofwat | Oxera | Pennon Group | Portsmouth Water | PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP | Royal Bank of Scotland | S&P Global | Schneider Electric | Scottish Water | Severn Trent Water | South East Water | South Staffordshire Water | South West Water | Southern Water | Thames Water | Thames Tideway | The Water Report | UBS Asset Management | UKWIR | United Utilities Plc | Water 2020 | Waterscan | Water Plus | Wessex Water | WICS | Yorkshire Water