HR Wallingford Appoints New Director of Water and Flood Management
Andrew Brown has been appointed to the position of Director, Water and Flood Management at HR Wallingford. Andy brings high level international business experience to the company, together with a wealth of technical expertise in the fields of water infrastructure, water resource management and flood risk modelling and management. He will lead the growth of HR Wallingford’s worldwide flood and water management business.
Andy has a long relationship with HR Wallingford. He joins from Innovyze, the water-infrastructure software company, where he was International Operations Director. He previously spent more than 20 years at HR Wallingford and sister organisation Wallingford Software, before his transfer to Innovyze in 2009.
Dr Jane Smallman, Managing Director of HR Wallingford said: “We are pleased to welcome Andy Brown to HR Wallingford. Andy’s high-level international experience in the areas of water and flood management will provide a focus for our technical developments, ensuring we extend our specialist capabilities and continue respond to the evolving needs of our clients.”
Andy Brown said: “The opportunity to lead HR Wallingford’s activities in the floods and water management sector is truly exciting. HR Wallingford has a well-deserved global reputation for excellence, and this is in no small part down to the world-class expertise of our people. I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues to further enhance our specialist research and consultancy services, delivering high value, innovative solutions for our international clients.”
Andy Brown joined HR Wallingford on 2 December 2013.
About HR Wallingford
HR Wallingford is an independent engineering and environmental hydraulics organisation. We deliver practical solutions to complex water-related challenges faced by our international clients. A dynamic research programme underpins all that we do and keeps us at the leading edge. Our unique mix of know-how, assets and facilities includes state of the art physical modelling laboratories, a full range of numerical modelling tools and, above all, enthusiastic people with world-renowned skills and expertise.