11 Jan Essex & Suffolk Water CEO named as global industry leader
Essex & Suffolk Water CEO Heidi Mottram has been named as one of the top global water leaders and most influential people in the water industry.
The announcement was made by Water and Wastewater International (WWi) and puts the Essex & Suffolk Water leader among water leaders from all across the world. Heidi is CEO of the Northumbrian Water Group (NWG), of which Essex & Suffolk Water is a part.
Now in its fourth year, the WWi Top 25 Global Water Leaders initiative continues to grow in popularity as a barometer of the industry’s thought leaders.
This year the focus is on active leaders whom are driving companies forward into the digital water age with a focus on innovation.
Their nomination commended Heidi for ‘Helping the utility to develop a policy of using local suppliers to support the local economy, as well as introducing a very forward-thinking flood policy’.
“Under her leadership, Northumbrian has been named the only water company on the World’s Most Ethical Companies list seven years in a row. Prior to her current position, she held a number of senior management roles in rail companies and was awarded an OBE in the New Year honours list in 2010 for services to the rail industry. Last year she was named the North-east Business Executive of the Year”.