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The 18th Water UK City Conference, chaired by Ian McAulay, Chief Executive, Southern Water, took place on Thursday, 1 March 2018. Senior representatives from water companies, regulators and government bodies together with investors, analysts, ratings agencies and city institutions battled the day's adverse weather conditions to debate the industry's challenges and its future direction.

Building on the morning’s keynote presentations from Environment Secretary Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, National Infrastructure Chair Sir John Armitt, Ofwat Chair Jonson Cox and Water UK's Chief Executive Michael Roberts, the conference explored the emerging debate around Legitimacy in the water sector with a panel discussion chaired by Sam Baker from Monitor Deloitte, with contributions from:

As we look ahead to the next Price Review, investor Kenton Bradbury, Managing Director at OMERS opened the afternoon's programme before the afternoon panel, chaired by Robert Miller-Bakewell, focused debate around Risk and Rewards and how to align the two.

Afternoon panellists included:


To access the Conference presentations click here.

Attendees for 2018 included senior representatives from the following:

Accenture | Addleshaw Goddard | Affinity Water | Anglian Water Group | Arcadis | Atkins | Barclays | Baringa | BNP Paribas | Bristol Water | British Water | CapGemini | Consumer Council for Water | CPPIB | Create 51 | Defra | Deloitte | Drinking Water Inspectorate | Deutsche Bank - US | DIF | Drinking Water Inspectorate | DWR Cymru Welsh Water| Economic Consulting Associates | Electricity Northwest | Environment Agency | The Environment | European Investment Bank | EU Skills | Eversheds Sutherland | The Financial Times | First State Investments | Fitch Ratings | Hastings Funds Management | GIC | Hermes | HSBC | IBM | InfraRed Capital | Instinctif Partners | JP Morgan | Kelda Group | Le Monde | ​Legatum Institute | Lloyds Bank | London Bridge Capital | M&G Investments | Moody’s | Morgan Stanley | MOSL | National Infrastructure Commission | Norges Bank Investment Mangement | Northern Ireland Water | Northumbrian Water | Ofwat | OMERS Infrastructure | PA Consulting Group | Pennon Group | Portsmouth Water | Price Waterhouse Coopers | Royal Bank of Scotland | S&P Global | Scottish Water | Sensus | SES Water | Severn Trent Water | South East Water | South Staffs Water | South West Water | Southern Water | Stantec | Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe | TATA Consulting Services | Thames Tideway | Thames Water | TVision Tech | UBS Asset Management | United Utilities | Utility Week | Yorkshire Water | WaterAid | Water Industry Commission for Scotland | Water UK | The Water Report | Wren House Infrastructure | Yorkshire Water

For more information please contact Beth Faircliffe on bfaircliffe@waterukevents.co.uk or call 0203 772 8991.

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