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City Conference 2017

After a tumultuous year in the political and economic world, Water UK is welcoming key representatives from across the UK’s water industry to our 17th annual City Conference.

Water UK held its 17th City Conference on Thursday 9 March 2017. City Conference is the foremost financial event for the water sector, and brings together the industry’s leaders with regulators and government bodies, investors, analysts, ratings agencies and City institutions to discuss future finance and investment.

This year the conference was chaired by Colin Skellett, Chief Executive, Wessex Water, and speakers and contributors included:

  • Sue Amies-King, Chief Executive, WaterPlus
  • David Anderson, Partner, Deloitte
  • Thérèse Coffey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Affairs
  • Simon Cocks, Chief Executive, Affinity Water
  • Adam Cooper, Director for Retail Market Opening, Ofwat
  • Jonson Cox, Chair, Ofwat
  • Orlando Finzi, Director of Investment, M&G Investments
  • Neil Griffiths-Lambeth, Associate Managing Director, Moody’s
  • Ben Jeffs, Chief Executive, MOSL
  • James Leigh, Global Leader – Water, Deloitte
  • Robert Miller-Bakewell, Independent Consultant
  • Perry Noble, Infrastructure Partner, Hermes
  • Neil Pendle, Managing Director, Waterscan
  • ​Bronte Somes, Head of Infrastructure, Europe, UBS Infrastructure Asset Management –
    UBS Global Asset Management

Full programme

Michael Roberts, Water UK, speech

Jonson Cox, Ofwat, speech