Vanda Murray OBE, Independent Non-Executive Chair
Nicola Shaw CBE, Chief Executive
Chris Johns, Chief Financial Officer
Raymond O'Toole, Non-Executive Director
Andrew Wyllie CBE, Independent Non-Executive Director
Dame Julia Unwin, Independent Non-Executive Director
Andrew Merrick, Independent Non-Executive Director
Scott Auty, Non-Executive Director
Andrew Dench, Non-Executive Director
Russ Houlden, Non-Executive Director
Appointed: Russ joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in January 2022.
Skills and experience: Russ is an Operating Partner at Corsair Infrastructure, a business unit of Corsair Capital. Russ brings a wealth of financial expertise and water industry experience to the Board, having been the CFO of United Utilities Group PLC for ten years until July 2020. During his time at United Utilities, he was also Chair of the Financial Reporting Committee of the 100 Group from 2013 to 2020. Prior to his role at United Utilities, he was the CFO of Telecom New Zealand from 2008 to 2010 and Finance Director of Lovells from 2002 to 2008. Until 2002 he held a variety of divisional Finance Director positions in ICI and BT.
Other roles: Russ is a Non-Executive Director of Kelda Holdings Limited. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director at Babcock International Group PLC and an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Orange Polska SA.
Committees: Member of People and Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Public Value Committee