Bob Stear

Chief Engineer, Severn Trent Plc, UK

Bob Stear

Chief Engineer, Severn Trent Plc, UK

Biography

Bob was appointed Chief Engineer in November 2018 and is a chartered Environmental Engineer who joined Severn Trent in 1997 as a process technician.  He has worked his way up through the company via operational, engineering, strategic and innovation roles.  In particular Bob played a key role in the transformation of the wastewater business and successfully governed a c£1.2bn capital programme.  In 2013, Bob worked alongside the Government on the implementation of the 2014 Water Act.  He has a PhD in wastewater
treatment.