Senior Research Fellow at IKT-Institute for Underground Infrastructure
Iain Naismith is a Senior Research Fellow at IKT-Institute for Underground Infrastructure and is its UK representative and International Project Manager. This not-for-profit institute, based in Germany, has a particular focus on resolving sewer owners’ issues concerning network management and coping with ageing infrastructure; through independent comparative evaluations of technologies and development of quality control measures.
He is Chair of the Sewer Rehabilitation Contact Group, which comprises representatives from all of the UK and Ireland’s 13 regional sewerage companies, which meet to discuss and find solutions to issues of common interest.
This year, he has presented several international webinars examining the impact of the current pandemic on sewer network owners and suppliers. Iain has a Ph.D in biological sciences and 35 years’ experience in applied research for the wastewater, water and environment sectors.