Dr Bob Stear MEng (Hons), PhD, MCIWEM, CWEM
Membership: Executive Committee
Career and Responsibilities
Bob was appointed Chief Engineer in November 2018 and is a chartered Environmental Engineer who joined Severn Trent in 1997 as a process technician. He has worked his way up through the company via operational, engineering, strategic and innovation roles. In particular Bob played a key role in the transformation of the wastewater business and successfully governed a c£1.2bn capital programme. In 2013, Bob worked alongside the Government on the implementation of the 2014 Water Act. He has a PhD in wastewater treatment and is Severn Trent’s representative on the UK Water Industry Research Board.
- Director of World Water Innovation Fund