Northern Ireland Water chief appointed Institute of Water president


Northern Ireland Water chief executive officer, Sara Venning, is the new national president of the Institute of Water.

She succeeds her counterpart at Scottish Water, Douglas Millican, who will continue a further year on the Institute of Water board as past-president. Venning will be followed in 2020 by chief executive of Portsmouth Water, Bob Taylor.

Venning (pictured) said: “Since 1945, the Institute of Water has had a very clear vision of developing people to serve in the UK water sector and I will continue that work by ensuring the organisation remains a valuable resource for water sector professionals.”