As specialist discipline lead for data analytics, Jo oversees the development of our wastewater infrastructure data analytics solutions in the UK. Leading an international team of engineers, statisticians, and technology experts, Jo combines a strong technical background in hydraulic modelling with significant experience delivering innovative, transformational solutions to client organisations.
With previous experience as a water utility manager, Jo has led large capital maintenance and improvement programmes and held operational responsibility for both water assets and the teams responsible for delivering safe and reliable services to customers. Combining hydraulic modelling, engineering, and data analysis skills with a hands-on knowledge of water utility business operations, she successfully led one of the first large-scale smart networks programmes in the UK. As a result of that direct experience of the challenges of operating and maintaining water assets, Jo is passionate about delivering analytics solutions that enable improved operational and investment decision making.
Jo is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Managers and currently chairs the British Water Real Time Monitoring Technical Focus Group.