Tessa Fayers - Business in the Community

Tessa Fayers

Operations Director

Thames Water
Gender Equality Leadership Team

As Operations Director for Thames Water, Tessa Fayers has a broad people leadership accountability spanning teams in Water and Wastewater operations, as well as logistics in Thames Water’s Thames Valley and Home Counties operating area. 

Having worked in male dominated industries most of her career, Tessa is passionate about advancing gender equality. She is a champion of diversity and inclusion; including active sponsorship roles in Women’s and Parent/Carer Employee Networks and advocating externally for Thames Water’s gender initiatives.

Tessa is proud of Thames Water’s commitment to improving the diversity of its workforce through an ambitious skills strategy and active involvement in initiatives such as Business in the Community’s (BITC’s) Opening Doors Campaign.

Outside of work, Tessa enjoys keeping active and enjoying time with family and friends. She lives in Berkshire with her husband and teenage daughter.

About Business in the Community’s Gender Equality Leadership Team

Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of BITC’s Gender Equality Leadership Team is to help ensure that women can achieve their full potential at work.

Find out more about BITC’s work on gender.