Yvette De Garis
head of environmental regulation, Thames Water

Yvette de Garis joined Thames Water in 1989 and has been head of environmental regulation since 2006. She has responsibility for many aspects of environmental and quality regulation, working with government, regulators and other environmental leaders in the industry.

Yvette holds a first degree in environmental science from the University of East Anglia and a second degree in environmental economics from the University of London. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management.