Isle: The Big Water Pitch

Innovation Theatre
Innovation Zone

The Big Water Pitch will feature exciting and innovative technologies from within the Innovation Pavilion. This high-octane competition will see pitches in front of a panel of distinguished industry judges. The winner will receive an award along with the accolade of having been the most innovative technology.

Chair: Dr Ben Tam, Head of Business Unit Strategic Projects, Isle

Dr Piers Clark, Founder and Chairman, Isle
Dr Steve Kaye, Head of Innovation, Anglian Water
Andrea Gysin, Managing Director, Ostara Nutrient Recovery
Caroline Samberger, Water and Environmental Manager, KBR

Pitch 1: Emagin
Thouheed Abdul Gaffoor, CEO and co-founder, Emagin

Pitch 2: Concrete Canvas
Gavin Adams, Technical Sales, Concrete Canvas

Pitch 3: Swan Systems
Ivor Gaylard, Founding Director, SWAN Systems

Pitch 4: Next Filtration
Ray Taylor, Chief Technology Officer, Next Filtration

Pitch 5: Gill Sensors
Trevor Pearson, Business Development Manager, Gill Sensors
Simon Foulser, Product Manager, Gill Sensors

Pitch 6: Evergreen Engineering
Robert Mannion, Director, Evergreen Water Solutions Ltd

Andrea Gysin, Managing director - Ostara Nutrient Recovery
Ben Tam, Head of business unit strategic projects - Isle
Caroline Samberger, Water and environmental manager - KBR Ltd
Piers Clark, Founder and chairman - Isle
Steve Kaye, Head of innovation - Anglian Water
Gavin Adams , Technical sales - Concrete Canvas
Ivor Gaylard, Founding director - SWAN Systems
Ray Taylor, Chief technology officer - Next Filtration UK
Robert Mannion, Director - Evergreen Water Solutions
Simon Foulser, Product manager - Gill Sensors and Controls
Thouheed Abdul Gaffoor, CEO and co-founder - EMAGIN
Trevor Pearson, Business development manager - Gill Sensors and Controls

  • 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
  • A great two days of showcasing innovation
    UWL17 attendee



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