The Worshipful Company of Water Conservators

  • The Master


    Keith Tozzi BSc, MA, C Eng, FICE, FCIWEM, CIM, FRSA has been a Freeman of the Company since 1995 and was installed as Master on 1st July 2016.

    Keith spent his early career with Thames Water and Southern Water and was one of three executive directors of Southern Water plc during the exciting period of privatisation and growth into a wide range of ancillary businesses.  In 1996 he was headhunted as CEO of the British Standards Institution and he led the extensive international expansion into 96 countries and the establishment of several commercial enterprises.  In 2000 he was appointed Group Chief Executive of the Swan Group plc which owned Mid Kent Water, an energy consultancy, a food testing business and an international engineering consultancy - Keith led a successful management buy out of the business. 

    In 2005 he established two new testing and inspection businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange - Inspicio plc and Concateno plc.  As Chairman of both, Keith led a total of ten acquisitions and successfully sold the enlarged businesses to private equity and a US trade buyer respectively in 2008 and 2009.

    In 2010 he co-founded a new biological testing business, Ingemino Ltd.  This business made four acquisitions and was sold in 2014.  In 2010 Keith was also appointed as Chairman of Kane Ltd, an international insurance services group based in Guernsey, US, Cayman, Bermuda, Malta and Dubai – the business moved offshore in 2014.

    In 2014 Keith co-founded The Body Detectives Ltd, a new testing business focused on analyzing a wide variety of matrices related to promotion of fitness and well-being.

    Keith enjoys spending time with his three children and four grandchildren and finds time to indulge himself in his love of cars and more particularly, Fiona, his wife.



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