Innovation

What to do when ‘when’ is the only uncertainty…

The Growing Innovation seminar lived up to all my expectations, with the wonderfully uplifting impact of students from Thomas Clarkson Academy as a tremendous bonus. There was a real live example of innovative, collaborative and inter-connected problem solving – how I...

October 14, 2014

Leaps of faith – flourishing in the future…

There is perhaps only one certainty about the future in any aspect of our modern world. It is that we will do things differently. The source, nature, extent and impact of “doing things differently” are not predictable. They are not...

September 25, 2014

SMART technologies and water – what does the future look like?

I have worked at Anglian Water for almost 25 years, with 15 of those in my current role as Head of Innovation. In the last five years in particular, I feel we have been much more successful in finding innovative...

June 5, 2014

Creating a spark for innovation – how water and energy work together

We kicked off our series of innovation events last Wednesday with a brilliant day at the Green Britain Centre in Norwich. Having lived in East Anglia for more than two decades, I was shocked to discover that I’d failed to...

May 19, 2014