Every day, 1.2 million people in the city of Bristol and surrounding areas rely on us for clean, fresh drinking water, but we go so much further, improving our community and the environment.
Our Executive Team
Mel Karam - Chief Executive Officer
Mel joined the organisation in April 2017 from KPMG International where he was a Partner and Global Head of Asset Management. With over 30 years of experience, Mel has a proven track record in asset management and capital delivery in the power and utility industry.
Ben Newby - Chief Customer Officer
Ben has worked directly for Bristol Water for the past 5 years and before being appointed to his current position in 2015 was Director of Business Improvement and IT.
Geraldine Buckland - Director of People
Geraldine joined Bristol Water as Director of HR and H&S in 2016. She has worked as a member of both executive and non-executive Board teams for more than 10 years.
Iain McGuffog - Director of Strategy & Regulation
Iain McGuffog took up the post of Director of Strategy and Regulation at Bristol Water and joined its Executive team in October 2017.
David Smith - Director of Asset Management
David joined Bristol Water as Asset Management Director in July 2017, following senior roles at Southern Water, Mott MacDonald and Severn Trent Water.