Simon Ayley

Simon Ayley

Director of Strategic Growth Partnerships

Water Research Centre Limited (WRc)

Long term partnerships, and the associated sharing of knowledge, has been at the heart of WRc since its formation in 1927. 

Simon Ayley, a Chemical Engineer with 25 years’ experience, is responsible for WRc’s international strategy, strengthening existing partnerships and developing new ones. His passion for linking WRc knowledge, experience and innovative ideas with international stakeholders from multiple sectors, ensures WRc and its partners are able to deliver ambitious plans aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  

Simon has held Director positions for the last 11 years within consultancy and product development, and is a Past President of the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM).