Graham Edwards

Chief Executive - Wales & West Utilities, 

Graham has been the Chief Executive of Wales & West Utilities since its start up in June 2005, following the acquisition of the gas distribution business from National Grid.

He has 14 years senior management experience in the Utility sector running electricity distribution and water businesses with South Wales Electricity (SWALEC), Hyder and latterly Thames Water. He has held senior posts in Human Resources, Operations, and latterly MD roles with full P&L responsibility.

Prior to joining SWALEC in 1992, Graham spent many years in the manufacturing sector with international automotive and consumer goods companies. In his early years he served an apprenticeship in structural engineering.

Graham has a Masters degree in Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Graham is also Chairman, of the CBI Wales and is former Chairman of Business in the Community's Wales Advisory Board.