Skills . Knowledge . Development

A wide range of training courses, resources and membership benefits.


David Bebbington


David is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Chartered Chemist, and Fellow of the Water Management Society.  Working full time in the water treatment industry since the seventies, he is now retired, but is still very active within the Water Management S...

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Dr Paul McDermott

Paul has an Honours degree and PhD in microbiology and spent the first 11 years of his career in microbiology research and as a university lecturer. Paul previously worked as a Specialist Inspector in the Health and Safety Executive's Biological Agents Unit. In his role as a regulator, much of Pa...

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Dr. Bill Thomas


Bill has more than 25 years’ experience in Legionella risk assessment and control and water quality and environmental analysis, working in a wide range of industrial sectors in the UK and overseas.

He has a strong technical background and extensiv...

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Elise Maynard

Elise was the first female chair of the Water Management Society (WMSoc) and also chairs the WMSoc Events Committee. She has extensive experience of running successful educational events and presents and chairs at numerous international events and conferences.

She is a Managing Partner of...

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Geoff Walker

Geoff is an Honorary Fellow of WMSoc and has chaired and presented at numerous WMSoc events. Following early retirement in 2014 he established a training and assessment consultancy, Geoff Walker Associates.

Having graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1977, Geoff was employed by Dearborn C...

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George Piper


George has more than 45 years experience in the Water Treatment Industry.  He is a Professional Member of The Royal Society of Chemistry, a chartered chemist and a Fellow of The Water Management Society.

In the past George was a responsible team member...

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Giles Green

Giles has some 30 years experience in legionella control, four as a water treatment service provider and more than twenty-five as a consultant. In addition to a career as a hands-on consultant, he has developed policies and procedures for water hygiene management in buildings, has developed train...

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Graham Thompson


Graham’s water treatment career started in 1990 at Thermochem Ltd as a trainee water treatment chemist. As time passed, he went on to look after the water treatment needs of a wide range of sites. Working in and around central London he attended a number of meetin...

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John Newbold

John up until recently worked for 25 years in the Health and Safety Executive’s Biological Agents Unit as a Principal Specialist Inspector, accumulating a wealth of regulatory experience.  John was HSE’s Infectious Diseases Portfolio Holder which combined his microbiological knowledge and ex...

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Simon Hughes

Simon is a leading water treatment professional who has over 25 years experience. He is a degree qualified chemist and is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry as a Chartered Chemist (CChem). He has vast experience in the water treatment and water hygiene sectors, and deals with all aspects ...

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Tony Mitchelmore


Tony has been a member of the Water Management Society for approximately 30 years, was a member of WMSoc Council for 19 years and has been a Fellow of the Society for the last 17 years.

He has spent over 40 years in industrial water treatment, commencing in 'gene...

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