Our female Engineers from CAW celebrating International >Women In Engineering Day

Our experienced management team is responsible for
overseeing the strategic direction of each company
to ensure that they comply with the commercial
objectives of the Anglian Water Group.

Our board

Our board is responsible for setting the strategy for Anglian Venture Holdings, approving significant strategic business acquisitions and overseeing the running of all the businesses.

Scott Longhurst

Chairman of AVH and Group Finance Director

Scott was appointed Group Finance Director of Anglian Water Group (AWG) in November 2004. In January 2010, he was also appointed Managing Director of the Group’s non-regulated businesses in addition to his financial responsibilities. Prior to joining AWG, he spent much of career with Shell and then TXU Corporation, where he was appointed Group Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

Senior team

The Senior team within AVH are responsible for ensuring the operational activities are implemented effectively for each of their respective business.

Lucy Darch

CEO, Wave

Lucy became CEO of the new joint venture company Wave in August 2017. Lucy is responsible for overseeing and guiding the leadership team of Wave to achieve its strategic objectives. Previously, Lucy was Managing Director of NWG Retail for two years, whereby she was responsible for leading the inception of the retail business for Northumbrian Water Group, as the non-household water market deregulated. Lucy qualified from Oxford Polytechnic with a 2:1 in Business Studies and Geography and has since also gained qualifications in Sales Promotion, Renewable Energy and Renewable Heat and is also a qualified Living Leader Coach.