Dr Tony Ballance

Dr Tony Ballance

Job Title: Director, strategy & regulation

Company: Severn Trent Water

Dr. Tony Ballance is Director of Strategy & Regulation at Severn Trent.  Tony is responsible for the development of Severn Trent Plc’s group strategy and plan; all aspects of economic regulation; and the company’s communications functions.  Tony served on the Board of Severn Trent Plc from 2007 to 2015. Prior to joining Severn Trent in August 2005 Tony was an economic consultant in the utilities sector working as a Director for Stone & Webster Consultants and London Economics. His work was principally divided between advising UK water companies and regulators and work in developing countries on utility privatisation and restructuring (for the World Bank, DFID and other international agencies). Prior to going into consultancy, Tony was Chief Economist at the Office of Water Services (Ofwat) where he worked for 6 years.

Speaking at the following:

The role of incentives in delivering the future for water

Responding to Ofwat’s plans: will PR19 facilitate longer term solutions? Are the right incentives in place? Future resilience requirements