Mel Karam

Mel Karam

Company: Bristol Water

Job title: Chief executive officer


Mel Karam is the chief executive officer at Bristol Water. He joined the company in April 2017 from KPMG Global Infrastructure team where he was a partner and global head of asset management. Mel has a long history of working in senior executive positions in UK infrastructure and utilities including British Gas, National Grid, Scottish & Southern Energy, SGN and Thames Water. He has advised infrastructure and utility executive teams and investors around the world on M&A activities as well as operational excellence. Mel is skilled in investment management. asset management, commercial and business development, project management and strategic leadership. Mel is an engineer with a first class honours degree in mechanical engineering and graduated with an MBA with distinction from London Business School.


Panel discussion: viewpoints on regulating for investor confidence 12:10 pm

What is the right cost of capital for investor confidence and consumer value? How do you ensure stable returns for investors in an unpredictable, heavily regulated market? Do new regulatory frameworks include sufficient upside incentive for outperformance? How should regulation adapt to accelerate investments in the infrastructure and technologies needed for net zero?Read more

day: DAY TWO: 18 March 2021