Waterwise Managing Director ‘thrilled’ to be awarded Honorary Fellowship of CIWEM

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Nicci Russell, Managing Director of water efficiency campaigning experts Waterwise, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of the

Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).  

She received the award at CIWEM’s annual dinner on 17th May at Draper’s Hall in London.


Terry Fuller, CIWEM’s Chief Executive, said:

‘CIWEM’s Honorary Fellowship is a prestigious award, held by an exclusive group of people who have made an exceptional contribution in the field of water and the environment. CIWEM awards it to people it particularly wishes to honour: it marks the Institution’s appreciation of their work related to water and environmental management. The award is in recognition of the contributions Nicci has already made which CIWEM anticipates will continue.’

Nicci was recognised for the contributions she has made in the field of water efficiency and customer engagement over a 20-year career in policy, regulation and campaigning. She is influential across and beyond the water sector, and continues to drive innovations and new partnerships and solutions.


Nicci said:

‘I’m thrilled, honoured and humbled to have been awarded Honorary Fellowship of CIWEM, and well aware of how illustrious my peers are. It’s brilliant to have water efficiency celebrated in this way. I look forward to working more closely with CIWEM, and continuing to bring people together to drive water efficiency, for the sake of the environment, society and the economy. ”


Nicci receiving the award from CIWEM President Angela Gray