Jersey Water has appointed Anthony Ferrar to the Board of Directors in July 2020 as a Non-Executive Director.
Mr Ferrar previously held the position of Managing Director at SES Water for 11 years before retiring in February 2020. Prior to this he spent 15 years as the Finance Director and Company Secretary of Bournemouth & West Hampshire Water plc. He has previously worked in a UK and international contracting business and service and manufacturing industries and is currently the Chair of Water UK and a trustee of the Water Companies Pension Scheme.
Anthony explains “This is a crucial time to be joining Jersey Water’s Board of Directors. The Company is playing a vital role in the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping the water flowing and supporting any customers who find themselves in financial difficulty.
“The Company has big ambitions to tackle head on the challenges and opportunities that climate, societal and technological change present to the provision of water. It is committed to delivering a reliable supply of very high quality water, underpinned by great customer service. I’m proud to be able to play my part in helping to lead Jersey Water forward.”
Helier Smith, Chief Executive of Jersey Water commented “We are delighted to welcome Anthony to the Board, his appointment strengthens the depth and breadth of expertise and experience to lead change within the water sector. Anthony will play an integral role in ensuring the ongoing success of the Company and fulfilling our purpose of supplying the water for our Island to thrive today and every day.