New Authorising Engineer [Water]

by Sarah Morley, on 20-03-2019


Bill Millar and Rob Boon

We're very pleased to announce that we are expanding our team with the arrival of our two new members of staff - a new Authorising Engineer [Water] and Business Development Executive!

Bill Millar

Bill Millar will be joining our team of Authorising Engineers [Water] here at the Water Hygiene Centre and brings with him over 40 years’ experience in Estate and Facilities Management in the NHS and private sector. 

Bill’s previous experience includes:

  • Management of Estates & Facilities Management at a senior level in a large acute trust;

  • Extensive management experience in water systems including the establishment of Water Safety Groups within PFI and acute trusts;

  • Development of Trust wide Health & Safety structure reporting to the Hospital Director and Executive Team

  • Providing professional advice to the Executive Team and Hospital Directors on all matters relating to Facilities, Fire and Health & Safety.

Bill is a Chartered Engineer and an IHEEM registered Authorising Engineer [Water], his previous roles include Head of Facilities and Director of Estates, providing advice and support to improve levels of water safety compliance from the development of remedial plans, preparing for external audits and incident investigations. 

“I’m looking forward to working with a respected organisation with a diverse team”  Bill Millar - Authorising Engineer [Water]. 

Initially Bill will work closely with existing clients in the South of England, providing expert independent professional advice & consultancy support in assessing risk & the safe management of water distribution systems in accordance with ACoP L8, HSG 274 & HTM 04-01. 

Bill is also a Member of the IHEEM Council and Chairs the IHEEM Technical Platform Committee.


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Rob Boon

Rob Boon joins the team as our new Business Development Executive. Rob has business development experience and expertise in risk management [health & safety, fire, asbestos and Legionella], sanitation and water hygiene services. Rob will join the sales & marketing team to lead on new sales and help grow the business for both Legionella Risk Assessments and Authorising Engineer [Water]. He is a highly motivated individual who is keen to build and develop our client partnerships in existing and new markets. 

“It’s great to have joined a company with such an exceptional reputation and I’m looking forward to becoming part of the team to take Water Hygiene Centre to the next stage in our remarkable growth”  Rob Boon - Business Development Executive. 

Managing Director, Daniel Pitcher saidAs we celebrate our 10th anniversary, I’m thrilled to welcome both Bill and Rob to the team. The arrival of them both is perfect as the Water Hygiene Centre continues to grow, Bill will be supporting clients in the capacity of an Authorising Engineer [Water] and Rob will be supporting the team and clients with an improved and more efficient approach to business support. I’m already looking forward to what looks to be a very busy 2019!” 

Please join us in extending a heartfelt welcome to both Bill & Rob as they begin their journey with the Water Hygiene Centre. 

Editors Note: The information provided in this blog is correct at date of original publication - March 2019. 

© Water Hygiene Centre 2019


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Sarah Morley

Sarah joined the Water Hygiene Centre in 2012 to lead on all marketing activities, and is responsible for all social media, mailshot, website and manages our 'Open' training course program.

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