Pamela is a founder Director and the first Chief Executive of Water UK.
Set up in April 1998, Water UK focuses on policy identification, development and delivery, pioneering working in partnership with a broad range of stakeholders in the UK, Brussels and internationally.
Pamela was previously Chief Executive of the Water Companies Association before winding it up to form Water UK.
Pamela was the BBC’s Director of Corporate Affairs world-wide and a member of its main board and before that she headed up the British Medical Association’s public policy work as a member of its main board.
She has worked as a management consultant for the World Health Organization, the NHS and the Design Council.
Her charity work includes being a trustee and treasurer of the Royal Society of Arts, a WaterAid trustee, a founder Trustee of the Foundation for AIDs and a trustee for Children in Need.
She is a former President of the European Union of National Associations of Water Suppliers and Waste Water Services, former President of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and Chair of its Professional Practices committee and a former Board Member of the Public Health Laboratory Service.
Pamela is a mentor to senior business leaders with the London First Scheme.
She served on the government’s Football Task Force and is an incorrigible Leeds United supporter and season ticket holder. Her other passions are test match cricket, food and wine and working out.
Pamela was awarded the OBE in 2004.