Richard Warneford is a water industry professional with more than 25 years of experience covering water and waste water operations, project management, engineering and commercial activity.
As Waste Water Director he leads Northumbrian Water’s waste water operations including field customer service, networks, treatment works and sludge operations. Richard also leads the Company's new development activity for both water and waste water services, also chairing the national Infrastructure Policy Group. In addition to the operationally focused work Richard also heads up our Employee Relations Framework.
Richard is a Board Member of UK Water Industry Research and is keen on partnering and collaborating with Regulators and Stakeholders alike. Richard is a Chartered Civil Engineer and is also a member of the Northern Advisory Board of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Richard is a keen WaterAid supporter and visited Zambia with industry and WaterAid colleagues in 2013.