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Lila Thompson

Non-Executive Director

Appointed: September 2022


Lila has over 20 years of international experience in the infrastructure, healthcare, and water industries. She is currently the Chief Executive of British Water which represents the interests of UK water and wastewater supply chain companies through three forums, connecting them to contacts to raise their profile, grow their business, and promote best practice. Its fourth Water Industry Forum provides challenge-led, independent thought leadership, to tackle the challenges facing the sector.

Lila is also actively involved in the development of innovation in the water sector as a member of the Transition Board of Spring, the water sector’s innovation centre of excellence and is a former judge on Ofwat's Innovation Fund.

Current other Non-Executive positions

Trustee on the Board of the Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM) and of St Christopher's Hospice.

Committee membership

Member of the Quality and Environment Committee.