Mark Fletcher

Global Water Leader, Arup, 
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Mark currently leads the Global Water Business in Arup. He is on the Leadership Council of the UK Water Partnership and is a Board Director of the Water Industry Forum. He is an international authority on urban resilience and water. He is sponsor and lecturer for the Arup University - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Business School course on ‘Resilience of Urban Systems’. He is also the global lead for the City Water Resilience Framework developed with Rockefeller Foundation, World Bank and 100 Resilient Cities. Pilot Cities include Cape Town, Miami, Mexico, Amman and Hull.

He was made an Arup Fellow in 2017, the first in ‘Water’.

He is a member of the Policy Group at the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA). This comprises US State Dept, Dutch Govt, World Bank, UNFCCC, SIWI, WBCSD and IWA.

He gave the global keynote on Blue and Green Cities at the International Conference in Water Sensitive Urban Design in Perth in February 2018. He is currently providing strategic advice to the Board of WaterCare, the largest water company in New Zealand.”