Smart water’ (data capture, transmission and analysis in real time) is changing the way the water cycle is managed. How may this in turn change the management of water utilities?
About the speaker
Dr David Lloyd Owen runs Envisager, a strategic consultancy advising governments, multilateral institutions, financiers and companies on water and wastewater market, policy, regulatory, environmental and management drivers. He has followed the water sector since 1989, originally as an equity analyst at BNP Paribas and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Pictet Water Fund.
He read Environmental Biology at Liverpool, with a DPhil in Applied Ecology at Oxford and is a Court Assistant of the Worshipful Company of Water Conservators.
David has written nine books on water finance, and management including ‘Smart water technologies and techniques: Data capture and analysis for sustainable water management’ (John Wiley, 2018), ‘The Sound of Thirst: Why urban water for all is essential, achievable and affordable’ (2012) and 14 editions of the Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook (1999-2012) along with InDepth, for Arup in 2016 and is a columnist for Global Water Intelligence.