Anglian appoints Centrica's Steve Buck as new finance chief


Anglian Water has appointed Steve Buck as its new chief financial officer.

Buck (pictured) is currently group head of finance and transformation at Centrica having previously held board positions at British Gas and Thames Water.

He will take up his post at Anglian in June 2019 and will work alongside current financial director, Scott Longhurst, in advance of Longhurst’s departure later this year to pursue a portfolio career.

Anglian Water chief executive officer, Peter Simpson, said: "Steve's customer-centric approach to the role will be invaluable for us as we get set to deliver the next AMP, from 2020-25."

Buck commented: “The spotlight really will be on how we structure and plan our financing and investments in the future.