Steve is a chartered process design engineer of 25 years design experience in wastewater and water treatment. Steve previously specialised in process technology development and now specialises in process optimisation and sustainable solution development for the water sector. He is the technical leader of MWH Process Efficiency which secures water and wastewater treatment operational efficiency improvements for water, sewage and sludge processing and treatment. Over the last decade he has focussed on the development of resource recovery from waste and wastewater treatment and its economic benefits to water and power utilities. Over this period he has also been researching and publishing on global long term macroeconomic risks in relation to utilities.