Marie Raffin

Innovation Engagement Lead, Thames Water Utilities Limited

Marie Raffin is working within the Innovation department of Thames Water Utilities Limited (TWUL), where she has the role of Innovation Engagement Lead. Her role aims at transitioning Thames Water from a traditional R&D model to an open innovation model.

Marie has led the water reuse research programme over the last few years seeking to understand the feasibility of implementing wastewater reuse for potable and non-potable applications in the Greater London area. Her research focuses on assessing and selecting appropriate technologies, and understanding how they are influenced by governance, regulation, risk mitigation and public perception.  Marie is now supporting the water resource management plan team in the development of strategic resource options, including water reuse.

Marie is the chair of the Water Reuse Europe Board of Directors.