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Meet Senior Executives From International Water Utilities:

  • CEOs
  • Managing Directors
  • Leakage Development Managers
  • Distribution Managers
  • Leakage Managers
  • Leakage Team Leaders
  • Network Leakage Managers
  • Network Managers
  • Regulation Managers
  • Leakage Engineers
  • Leakage Controllers
  • Operations Directors
  • Heads Of Research & Development
  • Leakage Strategy / Leakage Development Managers
  • Chief Engineers
  • Engineering Directors
  • Civil Engineers
  • Senior Manager Distribution Operations
  • Senior Water Engineers
  • Distribution Systems Managers
  • Directors, Water Distribution
  • Heads Of Water Supply
  • Pipeline Management
  • Maintenance
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Head of Data Factory

Plus Service & Solution Providers In The Following Areas:

  • Leak Detection Equipment
  • Leak Detection Contractors
  • Pipe Location Specialists
  • Pipe Material Providers
  • GIS
  • Network Modelling
  • Data Management
  • Meter Suppliers
  • Valve Suppliers
  • Pump Suppliers
  • Pressure Reduction Valves
  • Data loggers
  • Satellite technology for asset location and management
  • Thermal imaging/radar technologies
  • Pipe Inspection and condition assessment (External/internal)
  • Acoustic noise loggers
  • Flow meters (full bore/insertion)
  • Customer meters and meter readers
  • Excavation and trenchless technology
  • Pipe repair technologies (internal/external)

Pierre Bonardet

Chief Solutions Officer, Distribution Technical Centre

SUEZ, France

Pierre is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris), and holds several Master of Science and Engineering degrees. He joined SUEZ Group in 2005 and has since acquired 15 years of operational and strategic experience in the water sector, his career path ever in sync with innovation.

After starting a career as an operational manager, Pierre joined SUEZ HQ as a project manager within the General Division in charge of research, innovation, institutional relations and coordination of SUEZ Business Units, before supervising from 2013 to 2017 the international technical support and the monitoring of the performance of the Group's water subsidiaries, as a Technical Performance Manager.

Eager to give a digital turn to his career, Pierre joined SUEZ’s SMART SOLUTIONS subsidiary at the end of 2017 as a project manager overseeing the implementation of a new geographic information system (GIS) for SUEZ Water France, with more than 3000 users.

Since mid-2019, Pierre is the "Chief Solutions Officer" of SUEZ’s Distribution Technical Centre, the excellency centre of SUEZ for water networks expertise. As such, he is currently undertaking the transformation of ideas, innovations and technological partnerships into concrete solutions, contributing to the business and technical performance and differentiation of the Group's entities, and translating expertise and innovation in the management of drinking water networks into reality.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced technological delivery solutions for network, pressure and asset management (namely Calm NetworkTM and NetscanTM)
  • Cost-effective and efficient management and maintenance of assets
  • Digital solutions and Smart Water technologies



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For Water Company Practitioners To Exchange Information on Topical Case Studies And Learn About Best Practice Technologies For Assessing, Monitoring And Reducing Leakage In Their Networks


  • Seizing Opportunities - effects of lockdown, effect on customer consumptions & commercial use
  • Sharing Ideas & Experiences - collaboration and synergies
  • Ofwat's Innovation Fund - progress & collaborative projects
  • Leakage And The Wider Environment a twin-track approach to water resource sustainability and leakage reduction
  • Enabling A Workforce Of The Future - Case Studies from two UK water companies 
  • Achieving Zero Leakage - examining the latest thinking on technologies for preventing leaks
  • Net Zero Carbon By 2030?   UK water industry target to significantly reduce the carbon and energy used by the sector
  • Better Infrastructure For Leak Prevention -  what industry standards are already in place and what needs to be improved?

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