British Water announces Paul Gardner, Group Development Director, as new UK Forum Chair!

We are thrilled to announce that Paul Gardner, our Group Development Director, has been successfully elected as the Chair of the UK Forum for British Water.

Having championed Glanua’s membership of British Water since 2015, Paul sees British Water playing an increasingly important role in the industry to help businesses tackle the challenges and embrace the opportunities that exist within the sector.

Paul commented “I am honoured to be elected Chair of the UK Forum of British Water. I look forward to working closely with British Water members and partners to continue supporting the development and growth of the municipal and industrial water sector in the UK.”

Pic. Paul Gardner, Group Development Director at Glanua

With 17 years of experience in the water sector, Paul has gained significant international exposure throughout his career in Ireland, Australia, and the UK.

Paul’s qualifications include an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, and he is chartered with Engineers Ireland. He also holds an MBA from UCD Michael Smurfit Business School. As a founding Director of Glanua UK, Paul spearheaded the expansion of Glanua into the UK market, serving as Managing Director of the UK business until 2022. In his current role as Group Development Director, Paul focuses on advancing Glanua’s ambitions in the municipal and industrial sectors across the UK and internationally. He also leads the group’s sustainability strategy, reinforcing our commitment to sustainable practices and innovation.

The UK Forum serves as a vital platform for collaboration, sharing best practices, and facilitating business growth within the supply community. Under Paul’s leadership, we are confident that the UK Forum will continue to thrive and make significant contributions to the industry. Wishing Paul the very best of luck.