Peter Perry headshot

Peter Perry

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed: October 2017


Peter was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2020. He was the Managing Director of Dwr Cymru Welsh Water from October 2017 after four years as Chief Operating Officer. Appointed Operations Director of Welsh Water in July 2006, Peter has a civil engineering background and was formerly the Chief Operating Officer for United Utilities Operational Services (UUOS), having previously been the Operations Director with responsibility for the operational contract with Welsh Water and UUOS’s water interests in Scotland and Ireland. Prior to that he worked for Welsh Water for over 20 years.

Current external appointments

Chair of the Wales Leadership Board and Member of the Community Leadership Board of Business in the Community Cymru – HRH The Prince of Wales’ Responsible Business Network, dedicated to challenging companies to be more responsible in their impact on communities and the planet. Member of the Water UK Board. Advisor on the UK Resilience Forum.

Previous Non-Executive positions

Director (representing Wales) at The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme, the national body specifying standards for materials and workmanship used in potable water supply.

Committee membership

Member of the Cwm Taf Project Committee, Environment, Social and Governance Committee, Finance Committee, Nomination Committee, Quality and Environment Committee and Technology Committee.