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.

Peter Simpson

Chairman of AVH and Group CEO

Peter has been the Chief Executive of the Anglian Water Group since 2013. Peter has extensive experience within the water industry having held numerous senior positions within Europe, South America and the USA. He was previously Chairman of Water UK from April 2012-October 2013, to most recently the President of the Institute of Water 2016-June 2017. Peter is a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, a Chartered Scientist and in 2016 was made an Honorary Fellow of the Society of the Environment as well as Companion of the Chartered Management Institute. He holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.

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.