director of asset management,
Chris Newsome is Director of Asset Management at Anglian Water and was appointed in September 2004.
Chris is a civil engineer by profession and has spent the vast majority of his career within the water industry, planning for, designing and delivering capital programmes of work and managing the asset base.
Chris is Chairman of @one Alliance, Chairman of UK Water Industry Research Ltd and President of the Institute of Asset Management. He is also a member of the Government’s Green Construction Board and is Chairman of the Infrastructure Group.
Chris is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Institute of Asset Management and a member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management.
Chris was awarded the OBE for services to Civil Engineering and carbon reduction in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list 2017.