Jim Oatridge


Appointed to the Board June 2016

Jim holds several non-executive roles including Chair of Trustee Board at Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), and is a former Group Director at FTSE 100 Company, Severn Trent PLC.    

During his career, Oatridge has held several positions in the environment sector, such as Non-Executive Director at the Environmental Industries Commission, and   Chair of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee at Forum for the Future.

He received an OBE in 2003 for services to the UK and Global Water Industries, and was awarded Member of the Order of Outstanding Contributors to Sustainable Development by WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development).

Julie Hill, Chair of WRAP, said:

I warmly welcome Jim to our Board of Trustees, and know his strategic thinking coupled with his experience of sustainability issues, will be a huge benefit. The WRAP Board of Trustees has a diverse mix of skills, knowledge and experience, which will serve us well as we move into the next phase of our work.

Jim Oatridge, said:

I am delighted to join WRAP, an organisation that has a great track record of effective action and one I have long admired. Having worked on a variety of projects relating to sustainable development, I look forward to helping WRAP with its goals to create a more sustainable resource efficient economy.