Simon Dray

Managing Director, Hydrosave

Simon has worked in the water industry for 27 years, 10 years as Managing Director of Hydrosave. His career experience is extensive having worked in an engineering consultancy, Anglian Water’s asset management team and with Hydrosave for the past 14 years. He has worked on international projects, UKWIR projects and with numerous utilities in the UK.

Throughout his career in the water industry Simon has been focused on innovation and technology to improve the efficiency of operations, system optimisation and enhanced customer service. He has been a chartered member of CIWEM for 16 years, is a member of the Future Water Association Innovation Hub, a member of the Institute of Water and the Chartered Institute of Management.

Hydrosave has been the main sponsor of the Water Dragons since its inception. The company is a water operations specialist focused on providing practicable solutions, new technology and improving actionable data to the utility and private sector. Services include leakage management, smart network design and servitisation, water operations support, demand/revenue services, asset condition assessment, corrosion measurement, pipeline failure and predictive analysis.

Hydrosave also owns Advanced Engineering Solutions Ltd, gas and water pipeline management specialists.

Hydrosave is part of SSI Services UK Ltd a national multi-disciplinary infrastructure services Group, part of South Staffordshire Plc. owned by KKR and Mitsubishi.