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Claire is a Presidential Research Fellow at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, specialising in sustainable consumption, food systems, water demand management and climate change mitigation. Her research examines the connections between consumption and whole systems, to understand opportunities for sustainable futures and she collaborates with businesses and policymakers to support sustainability transitions.
Lutz has 20 years of experience with rainwater & greywater systems and was Export manager and director of a German systems manufacturer for 10 years before moving to London and founding Aquality. He is a Member of the British Standard Committee for rainwater harvesting & greywater recycling. Currently representing the UK on the European Standard for the same subject. He was Chairman of UKRHA (UK Rainwater Harvesting Association) for 3 years and Member of UKRHA, Fbr (German rainwater association) and ARCSA (US rainwater association) as well as IFEP (French rainwater association). His specialties are consulting on non-potable water management; design, supply and service of rainwater harvesting, greywater, cooling tower water recycling systems; and combination with attenuation, soak away systems and similar.
Lydia is Policy and Projects Manager at Waterwise. She previously held the role of Water Efficiency Supervisor at Welsh Water and is a graduate of Welsh Water’s Operational Management Graduate Scheme. She has a First-Class Degree in BSc Environment and International Development from the London School of Economics and is Prince 2 and ILM Level 3 Qualified.
Peter is an experienced technical specialist in buried assets, busy identifying and developing new and exciting techniques to undertake condition assessment, maintain and repair pipelines to provide clients with significant operational and capital cost savings.
CEO of Stormsaver Ltd, Michael Farnsworth is well renowned in the rainwater harvesting industry, having designed the first UK manufactured rainwater harvesting solution. Over the last decade and a half, he has pioneered new concepts, ground-breaking designs and developed a passion for water conservation. Together with the Stormsaver team, Michael has been passionate about raising money for the Company's chosen charity, WaterAid.