Job Title: Senior policy advisor/Hydro Nation strategy manager
Company: Scottish Government Water Industry Division
Barry joined the Scottish Government after working as a lawyer and commercial arbitrator in the City of London and has since worked in a variety of policy roles including helping establish the Food Standards Agency, and drafting Scotland’s first Sustainable Development Strategy. He joined the Water Industry Team in January 2014 to project manage the delivery of the XVth International Water Resources Association World Water Congress, held in Edinburgh in May 2015, and to lead work on ‘Scotland the Hydro Nation’, an innovative policy which seeks to ensure Scotland manages its water environment to the best advantage, employing its knowledge and expertise effectively at home and internationally. Languages: English (mother tongue) Swedish (fluent), French (rusty). His spare time is spent as an Instructor of Tae Kwon Do, taking long walks and working with his Belgian Shepherd dog, playing and listening to music, golf, reading, and recuperating.
Speaking at the following:
Optimising water resources as part of a broader economic strategy Supporting innovation in the water sector Raising the water sector’s international profile