Aaron Burton

Head of Environmental Strategy, Affinity Water

Aaron leads development of Environmental Strategy at Affinity Water including climate change, net zero and natural capital approaches. He has worked in the UK and Australia across water company, NGO, consulting, academic, regulatory and government roles. This has included projects joining up water and energy efficiency, climate change adaptation and resilience, embedded water, water sensitive urban design/ integrated water management and developing pilot projects to provide evidence for policy and strategy changes.

Aaron also led the award-winning 2017 Water Efficiency Strategy for the UK and co-authored the 2009 Water Resources Strategy for Wales. He is a member of the 2018 and 2021/22 IWA World Water Congress Programme Committees and was a member of the CIWEM Water Resources Panel and Mayor of London’s Water Advisory Group.