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Christine McGourty

Chief Executive

Water UK’s chief executive is Christine McGourty, who joined the water and sewerage industry’s trade body in 2019.

Christine has extensive experience in regulated industries and trade bodies, 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. Her most recent role was as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at FTSE-listed engineering and technology company Laird plc.

Prior to entering the corporate world Christine was a journalist for more than 20 years, including reporting on science, technology and environmental issues for the BBC and the Daily Telegraph.