Senior appointments at Sembcorp Bournemouth Water
16th February 2015
TWO senior appointments have been announced by Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW).
Peter Millward has become Chairman of the Board while Philippa Goodwin has been appointed as Finance Director.
Peter joined the Board in 2009 as a Non-Executive Director and was previously Chairman of the audit committee.
He also serves as a Trustee and Chairman of the audit committee of WaterAid, the industry's main charity.
A chartered accountant with an early career in the automotive industry, Peter had previously graduated in Engineering from the University of Birmingham.
He was a Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1984 to 2007 with experience in both utilities and the downstream oil and gas industries.
Philippa, a chartered management accountant (ACMA), becomes one of two executive directors on SBW's Board. The other is Roger Harrington, Managing Director.
Previously Divisional Finance Director at Ageas Insurance managing the Rias and Castle Cover brands, she has also held senior commercial finance roles at Centrica, the AA and Motorola.
Philippa also holds an MBA from Imperial College London and a BA (Hons) from University of the West of England (UWE).
SBW supplies drinking water to approximately half a million people in parts of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.
The company supplies over 187,500 households and 16,000 businesses through a system of seven major treatment works and a network of about 2,800 kilometres of water main.
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