Lydia Whyatt

Managing Director, Water Investments at Resonance Asset Management Limited

Lydia Whyatt

Managing Director, Water Investments at Resonance Asset Management Limited

Biography

Lydia Whyatt joined Resonance Asset Management in 2014 as a Managing Director with a goal to develop a water and resource recovery infrastructure investment proposition. The investment strategy that she developed focused on industrial water infrastructure finance. It has attracted significant interest from international institutional investors, has started to make investment and continues to raise capital.

Lydia has over 10 years experience investing in water technology, infrastructure and service businesses and has over 15 years investment experience in PE/VC and infrastructure.

Prior to joining Resonance, Lydia was a Managing Director of the Environment Group at Fourwinds Capital Management and was responsible for managing Aqua Resources Fund, where she was on the board of Waterleau Group, a leading wastewater treatment business active in food & beverage industry and municipal sectors, and Monsal, the UK’s leading Advanced Anaerobic Digestion business. Prior to that she was in charge of a  family office fund focusing on investments in water and waste technology and service companies. She was also part of  Kennet Venture Partners, one of the most successful technology VCs in Europe, and a management consultant with McKinsey in London.

Lydia has a Finance degree from London School of Economics and a postgraduate degree in Physics form Moscow State University.

Session:

Day 1: Monday 24th April 2017

16:00 – 17:30 – Industrial Working Group  Water for Growth Initiative Part 2: Financing Industrial Water