water efficiency manager , Southern Water
Ben Earl is the Water Efficiency Manager for Southern Water in the UK where he is developing future strategy, implementing new business models and delivering ambitious water efficiency targets. Ben is working with business, NGOs and the UK government to change the way customers relate to water saving products through labelling and is responsible for delivering Southern Water’s new Target 100 programme. Before working for a Utility, Ben was Environmental Affairs Manager for B&Q, part of the global Kingfisher home improvement group, where he delivered key business sustainability targets and improvements to products purchased by customers. Ben is Chair of the UNESCO Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere Region Delivery Board and his early career was spent working for politicians before major roles in the charitable sector, including the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC UK).