Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Company: Anglian Water Group

Job title: CEO


Peter has been Chief Executive of Anglian Water Group since October 2013; his previous roles include Managing Director of Anglian Water from January 2010 and Chief Operating Officer from 2004.

He is a founding member, and now co-chair, of the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group in the UK, run by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, which provides a strong voice to support UK leadership nationally and internationally on the transition to a climate neutral, resource efficient, socially inclusive economy by 2050. He works with Business in the Community as Chair of the Climate Adaptation Taskforce and Regional Chair of BITC’s East of England Leadership Team. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of WaterAid.

Peter is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, a Chartered Scientist and a Chartered Environmentalist. In 2016 he was made an Honorary Fellow of the Society of the Environment and an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. He holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.

Peter was Chairman of Water UK from April 2012 to October 2013 and is a past President of the Institute of Water.


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