Company Directors & Governance

Neville Smith

Neville Smith

Managing Director

Joined and appointed to the Board in February 1998. Appointed Managing Director in December 2011

Mike Kirk

Mike Kirk

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Joined in December 2012. Appointed Chairman in October 2014

Rod Porteous

Rod Porteous

Engineering Director

Joined in 1999. Appointed to the Board in May 2012.

The Engineering Director oversees water abstraction, treatment, distribution, network management and water quality

Helen Orton

Helen Mary Grace Orton

Finance and Regulation Director

Appointed to the board- October 2015

Qualifications - B.Sc., F.C.A.

Martin Johnson

Martin Johnson

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chair of Remuneration Committee

Joined in June 2014

Heather Benjamin

Heather Benjamin

Independent Non-Executive Director

Chair of Audit Committee

Joined in December 2012

Governance Code

Portsmouth Water are pleased to support Ofwat in ensuring the Water Industry operates within the highest standards of Board Leadership transparency and governance.Ofwat have laid down a number of principles that they believe all Water Companies should strive to achieve, and we are pleased to report that Portsmouth Water fully adhere to those expectations.

Click here to review a copy of Portsmouth Water’s Governance Code.