Job Title: Director and global water leader
Mark is responsible for all water and flood risk related business activity across Arup and has advised at a regional, national and trans-national level. He has delivered key note speeches at Stockholm World Water Week, International Water Week in Amsterdam and at WATEC in Israel. He was appointed by the RAEng as Visiting professor in Engineering Design for Sustainable Development until 2008. In 2014 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Bradford University for his work promoting sustainable water management. Mark is on the Leadership Council of UK Water Partnership. He was also Project director for the BCIA award winning Bradford city park. He has been responsible for Amp frameworks with UK water companies from Amp2-Amp6 as well as national frameworks with the Environment Agency. He is also a Board director of the Water Industry Forum and is on the Policy and steering groups for the Alliance of Global Water Adaptation (AGWA). AGWA includes US State Dept, Dutch Govt, World Bank, Rockefeller Foundation, UNFCCC and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) amongst its members. He won the Engineering council natural environment award and the leadership award for outstanding contribution to water efficiency from the World Water Leadership Congress. He recently presented to the senior executives across the Australian water sector on the issue of public and private governance around water.
Speaking at the following:
• How future risks in cities requires a comprehensive strategy • Do you fit into a sustainable procurement model? • Using a ‘Blue-Green’ strategy in your company