George Hunt

George Hunt

Company: Smart Energy Water

Job title: Chief strategy officer, general manager, Europe


As Chief strategy officer for SEW, George leads the strategic direction for SEW, globally, and strategic growth across Europe.

He has over 30 years in Energy and Utilities, most recently as CIO and GM Digital for Sydney Water where he also spent a year as General Manager for Customer, Strategy and Regulation. Prior experience includes roles as CIO Wessex Water, and CTO Thames Water and American Water, plus roles at KPMG where he delivered major transformation for British Gas, Centrica, Diageo and GSK.

On a personal level, he is involved in WaterAid globally, most recently as WaterAid ambassador for Sydney Water, and is passionate about how we manage and preserve our precious global resources as well as delivering a step change in customer experience across energy and water sector.

George holds a MSc. Information Technology from Kingston University, London, and a BSc. Engineering from University of Birmingham, UK.