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About Us

PyTerra is a thought leader within the water sector (see Publications)

PyTerra works within an extensive network of commercial, local and central government, non-profit and regulatory organisations

PyTerra is a partner within the Green Halo Partnership



David Arscott
Founder and CEO
An architect and management consultant, a visioneer who wants to create a better world

David Arscott

Inga Beale DBE
Board Advisor – Risk and Financial Services
A British businesswoman and the former CEO of Lloyd’s of London with over 35 years of global experience in financial services, she was awarded a damehood in 2017 in recognition of her services to the UK economy

David Arscott

David Seall
Board Advisor – Governance
An aerospace background, David was CEO of EEF South and Chair of the Institute of Directors SE region

Mike Srokowski
Board Advisor – Industry
An experienced entrepreneur, CEO and non-executive director having founded, developed and sold two successful businesses within the insurance and data analytics industries

Andrew McNaughton
Interim COO
Previously CEO of Balfour Beatty; appointed by the Prime Minister as UK Business Ambassador for Infrastructure, encouraging foreign investment into UK Infrastructure

Michael Cooper
Interim CIO
Previously CTO for BT Radianz and BT’s Global Banking and Financial Markets Group

PyTerra has an extensive network of consultants, technologists and academics

PyTerra Publications


Use of smart technology on natural flood management projects


Water: creating solutions through local markets

Does infrastructure need an antidote?



PES in the Network Society – The Water Report, April 2017 Issue

Water and Democracy – The Water Report, September 2016 Issue

Water As A Service – The Water Report, July-August 2015 Issue



Assessing the Viability of Machine Learning to Automate the Storage and Release of Floodwater

Delivering Water Security for All During Shale Gas Production


  • 2/5/18 – BRIM, ‘Distributed Smart Water Solutions’, Loughborough University
  • 6/3/18 – Ecobuild 2018, ‘The viability of machine learning to automate the storage and release of floodwater’, London
  • 19/10/17 – Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forests for Water), ‘Developing a Catchment Water Quality Trading Platform’ with Dr Jonathan Fisher, Croatia (Skype)
  • 13/6/17 – Water and Onshore Oil and Gas: Two Years On, ‘Delivering Water Security for All During Shale Gas Production’, London
  • 18/2/16 – Environmental Sensing for Sustainable Development, ‘Real-time Sensing in the Optimisation of Produced Water Management’, London

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