John Mowbray OBE, Co Chair

John Mowbray served the water industry for nearly 30 years, beginning his career in 1983 as a general services officer at the Sunderland and South Shields Water company and retiring from his role as Director with Northumbrian Water in summer 2012.

John is past President of the North East Chamber of Commerce - one of an extensive portfolio of additional business and community roles with which he is involved.  He is also widely recognised for his contribution to the international charity WaterAid as Chair of the Northumbria WaterAid committee which has raised more than £5 million over the last 15 years saving 350,000 lives.

In 2012 John Dennis Mowbray, received an OBE for services to the water industry and to charity in the Queens Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours list.