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Ian Barker

Ian Barker

vice president environment, Institute of Water
Professor Ian BarkerIan Barker is an internationally-recognised authority on water and environmental policy, governance, regulation and management, and has advised governments, regulators and water companies. He was the expert adviser to the Parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee for its recent Inquiry into river water quality and sewage pollution. He is an expert adviser to the OECD, and is an Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter’s Centre for Water Systems; Fellow, Vice President Environment and Director at the Institute of Water; Director and Honorary Fellow of the Society for the Environment, and a Chartered Environmentalist. Ian is also an independent non-executive Director with South Staffordshire & Cambridge Water. In 2021 he was given the World Water Summit’s Global Water Excellence award.