Chief Executive Officer
Steve Mogford was appointed Chief Executive Officer of United Utilities Group PLC in March 2011. Before joining United Utilities Steve had a long career at British Aerospace where he held a number of senior positions before being appointed Chief Operating Officer and a member of the BAE Systems plc board. In May 2007 Steve joined Finmeccanica, Italy's principal defence and security company, as Chief Executive of SELEX Galileo; a subsidiary with operations in several countries and providing sensor systems to customers around the world.
Chief Financial Officer
Russ has been a main board director of United Utilities Group PLC since October 2010. Previously he was Chief Financial Officer at Telecom New Zealand, Finance Director at Lovells, Finance Director at BT Wholesale, Finance Director at BT Networks & IS, Finance Director at ICI Polyurethanes and Finance Director at ICI Japan.
Business Retail Director
Sue joined United Utilities in June 2012 as Retail Director from Aviva Group plc where she was a Director in the Aviva UK Marketing function. She also held senior roles in Customer Service, Strategy and Marketing at Aviva, the UK’s largest Insurer.She previously worked for Yorkshire Electricity where she led the Retail Sales Marketing Function.
Business Services Director
Sally joined United Utilities in June 2007 as HR Operations Director. She started her career in HR with Rowntree Mackintosh Ltd before going on to work in senior roles for Northern Foods Plc and then as a consultant to a number of companies.
Engineering and Capital Delivery Director
Neil began his career as a graduate civil engineer with North West Water. He later joined Bechtel Limited, where he was project manager responsible for what was the first private finance wastewater initiative in the UK. He returned to United Utilities in 2002 and currently leads Capital Delivery, responsible for the investment of £2.8 billion over the five year period to 2015.
Domestic Retail Director
Gary joined Norweb in 1974 as an apprentice and held a number of senior roles before moving to Eastern Electricity where he held various senior positions in electrical contracting, energy sales and retailing. Gary returned to Norweb in 1993 becoming Customer Service Director for United Utilities's water business in 2000 and then holding senior roles in Water and Wastewater Operations.
Steve Fraser joined United Utilities in 2005 from Bethell Group, where he was Operations Director. Prior to his current position of Managing Director, he was responsible for running UU's Energy and Contracting Services, a global utilities outsourcing and asset management business with a turnover of £750 million.
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Simon joined United Utilities in 2002 as Head of Legal. He is also a director of AS Tallinna Vesi. Simon was previously Legal Counsel for the engineering group, GKN and an Associate at the law firm, Osborne Clarke.
Business Development Director
Jonathan has previously been Director of Regulation and Strategy at Yorkshire Water; Interim Director of Network Regulation for Ofwat and Director, Group Strategy and Development at Powergen. He has also worked for East Midlands Electricity.
Corporate Affairs Director
Gaynor joined United Utilities from Scottish Power where she was Government and Community Affairs Director. She previously worked for electricity company Manweb, the Government's Central Office of Information and as a journalist.
Supply Chain Management Director
Janice previously held senior roles with HM Customs & Excise, AstraZeneca and United Assurance Group. She joined United Utilities in April 2008 as Head of Supply Chain.
Business Operations and Safety, Health, Environment & Quality Director
Also Director of United Utilities Property Services Ltd, Paula joined United Utilities in 1987 and has held various roles within the organisation.