Job Title: Deputy director, water quality
Company: Environment Agency
Helen Wakeham MSc DipWEM is a water, land and environment professional with more than 25 years’ experience in environmental policy and regulation. Her career has spanned water quality and effluent sampling, research management, European Directive and Best Available Technique development, agriculture and land management policy and flood risk. She is currently deputy director of water quality, groundwater and land contamination at the Environment Agency. Outside of work she enjoys being in, on and under our rivers, lakes and bathing waters.
Role of the Water Framework Directive Meeting phosphorus removal targets and tighter nutrient levels The benefits of catchment-based approaches