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SWAN appoints council members to increase strategic thought leadership in the smart water sector

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  • SWAN appoints council members to increase strategic thought leadership in the smart water sector
  • The SWAN Council Members will collaborate to review and support SWAN activities and help steer future research and strategic planning. 

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Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN)
The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) is the leading global hub for advancing the use of “smart,” data-driven solutions in water and wastewater networks worldwide.
Schneider Electric
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The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) appoints two, visionary smart water leaders to its Executive Council:

  • Jennifer Rebeiro, Chief Information Officer - City West Water (Australia)
  • Fredrick Royan, Vice President, Global Environment (Water and Waste Management) Practise - Frost & Sullivan (UK)

Selected based on their diverse industry knowledge and vast experience, the appointed senior representatives will add an additional layer of thought leadership to the SWAN Council and help further cement the organisation as the leading global hub for the smart water and wastewater sectors.

Commenting on the significance of joining the Council, Fredrick Royan of Frost & Sullivan stated: “The global water industry is witnessing a transformative change influenced by innovative digital solutions and business models aimed at improving both process and business efficiency. The SWAN Forum has been instrumental in catalysing the change over the last decade which is evident from its rapid growth to become the global hub for water utilities and the ecosystem of solution companies.”

Jennifer Rebeiro of City West Water added: “The water industry is transforming itself through the use of technology.  I’m proud to join this leading group that prioritises improving water operations. The SWAN Forum passionately leverages its diverse global membership pool and industry-relevant partnerships to advance smart water initiatives.”

Innovative smart water solutions and unique business models will be explored by global SWAN Members and partners at the next SWAN Annual Conference, the leading smart water event of 2020. Now in its celebratory 10th year, the SWAN Conference will take place from 12-13 May 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. For this milestone event, SWAN is proudly collaborating with Scottish Water as our "Lead Utility Partner."

The conference will again unite global utilities, prominent solution providers, regulators, researchers, consultants, investors & academics to discuss cutting-edge smart water topics and to further accelerate the smart water and wastewater sectors.