Inspector, Drinking Water Inspectorate
Steve started his career by joining Portsmouth Water as a Laboratory Technician and progressed to Water Quality Scientist, managing the laboratory work areas
In 2010 he became Distribution Project Manager where he had responsibility of Emergency Planning, Resilience, and implementing the network side of the company’s Drinking Water Safety Plans. During this time he also completed a 6 month secondment at Southern Water on their Universal Metering Programme.
In 2014 he joined DWI as an Inspector and alongside conducting his statutory duties he is the Inspectorates Training and Development Champion.
He has a BSc. (Hons) in Applied Science from Portsmouth University and is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Scientist. He joined the Institute in 2006 and has been an active member on the South East Area Committee since 2007 where he is currently Area Chairman. He is part of the Institutes CPD assessment team and is a professional registration assessor for the Science Council.
Steve credits the Institute as one of the main reasons behind his career development and is therefore more than happy to talk about the benefits of the Institute to anyone who needs a ‘case study’