Steve Youell

Steve Youell

Company: Institute of Water

Job title: Chair

Bio:

Steve has worked in the water industry for 20 years, originally joining Portsmouth Water as a Laboratory Technician, and holding a number of other roles including Water Quality Scientist and Distribution Project Manager. He joined DWI in 2014 as an Inspector where part of his responsibilities was liaising with the sector on emergency planning and security issues. He has recently led on the implementation of the NIS Regulations within the water sector for England and Wales. In January 2020 he joined the senior management team at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water as their Head of Emergency Planning and Security Steve has a BSc. (Hons) in Applied Science from Portsmouth University and is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Scientist. He is National Chairman of the Institute of Water, sitting on the Board and Audit & Finance Committee and is a professional registration assessor for the Science Council.