Christine McGourty

Christine McGourty

Company: Water UK

Job title: CEO


Christine McGourty joined Water UK as Chief Executive in December 2019. She has extensive experience in regulated industries nationally and internationally, previously leading the corporate affairs functions at Centrica, British Gas and Energy UK, as well as serving as a non-executive board member at Smart Energy GB. Before joining Water UK she was Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at FTSE-listed engineering and technology company Laird plc. She joined the corporate world after 20 years in science journalism, having been  Science Correspondent for BBC TV  and Radio News, covering science, technology and environmental issues. She previous worked as Technology Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and for the international science journal Nature, covering science policy issues in the UK and North America.


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day: 16 November