Utility Week Live, 22nd - 23rd May 2018

Trevor Bishop

Trevor Bishop

director of resilience, Ofwat

Trevor has been a Director at Ofwat since June 2016 on assignment from the Environment Agency.

Trevor is involved with a wide range of Ofwat’s work under Strategy and Planning. Specific work areas include resilience, engagement with the National Infrastructure Commission and Ofwat’s contribution to the Water Sector Dashboard, led by WaterUK.

As Deputy Director at the Environment Agency, Trevor's responsibilities include Regulatory oversight for the management, operation and delivery of water resources across England. Trevor as chairs Water Resources in the South East and the Resilience Measures Task and Finish Group.

Prior to his current role Trevor worked for over 10 years in the Water Industry with a wide range of both strategic and operational roles in a number of water companies. Trevor’s final role before joining the Environment Agency was Head of Regulation and Asset Performance at Mid Kent Water with other areas of responsibility having included customer services, incident management, networks and leakage. Trevor has also held the position of Director and Chairman of the Kent Biological Records Centre as well as a range of roles on national committees and boards related to professional bodies. Before joining the Water Industry Trevor worked as a consultant and a geologist in the oil industry.


The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!

Jacob Tompkins OBE, Managing Director, Waterwise