Steven Kaye

CEO – UKWIR (UK Water Industry Research)

Steve is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and has worked in the water industry for over twenty eight years. He also has an MBA from City University and is a visiting professor at Imperial College, London.

Steve’s career in water started in the manufacturing industry where he was responsible for the development & design of water related products.

At Anglian Water Steve has held key roles in Engineering, Operations and Innovation.

He has helped develop Anglian Water`s Open Innovation Strategy, including successful initiatives like the Water Innovation Network (WIN) and the Innovation Shop Window.

Steve is a creative individual who is passionate about making a better world through research and innovation. He has always been actively involved in fostering collaborations between different organisations and industrial sectors.

Steve is now CEO of UKWIR, an organisation that delivers research to meet the short, medium and long term challenges of the UK water industry.