Dr Marie-Pierre Whaley

Interim Asset Director, Affinity Water

Marie has experience in the water industry spanning over 30 years, with the last decade spent successfully leading teams in Northumbrian Water’s Strategic Planning.  As a long-standing individual member and Board member of the International Water Association and of the Institute of Water she has valuable first-hand insight into the value of sharing of knowledge and innovative thinking.  For the last 20 years within Northumbrian Water, she has developed specialist expertise in Strategy and Planning, Infrastructure and Asset Management.

With a first-class honours PhD, Engineering degree and an MSc, her educational and professional background complement this experience.  Her lead capabilities lie in strategic thinking and innovation and are well supported by rounded strengths in leading change and its implementation.