Russ Houlden

Russ Houlden, CFO, United Utilities

Russ is CFO of United Utilities Group PLC, the largest listed water and wastewater company in the UK, where he has played a major role in driving the turnaround of the company from one of the worst to one of the best in its sector.

In addition to his executive role he is Chairman of the Audit Committee of Orange Polska, the leading telecommunications company in Poland, and Chairman of The 100 Group Financial Reporting Committee.

Previously, Russ was the Chief Financial Officer at Telecom New Zealand and was Finance Director of Lovells and various divisions of BT and ICI.