Tom is Director for Water for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), leading the Council’s member engagement, strategic and project work on water. Tom has a background in public health sciences and is committed to contributing to social and environmental development. He was previously Programmes Director at the International Water Association (IWA) – the largest global network of water professionals - addressing and responding to some of the significant challenges we face in managing the water cycle. Tom has worked in both developed and developing countries, with experience collaborating with a range of stakeholders including utilities, government, research institutes, businesses, donor agencies, UN agencies and NGOs. Tom has also spent time working as a short-term consultant for the World Bank on utility strengthening and reform issues.