Peter Simpson

About Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is Chief Executive of Anglian Water

Showing our support for LGBT staff

This year the 17th May is a Wednesday and just another day to many of us, but in 1990 it was the day the World Health Organisation (WHO) removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases. Since then the 17th May has been recognised as International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT); a […]

The problem of plastic pollution is a shared challenge

I’m very excited to be a part of Business in the Community’s newly formed Circular Economy Taskforce.

The issues of plastics and packaging provides a great example of a shared challenge for which the solutions lie in collaboration. Even well-designed plastic packaging that is 100% recyclable needs to be correctly disposed of by individuals and […]

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Flooding: Our seven asks for the Government

Water is our business – and in the East of England it provides us, and many others, with a lot of challenges.

On the one hand ours is the driest region in the UK with a lower average rainfall than Jerusalem – but on the other the risk of flooding is increasing, and it was […]

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Mental wellbeing on my mind

Today I joined other leading organisations on a panel to champion the mental wellbeing at work agenda. My aspiration was to place it at the forefront of business leaders’ minds, and crucially, to recognise the vital role that employers can play.

The reality is many of us know someone who has experienced a mental health […]