David Nickols

Director and Chairman of the Board

A Director of ITP India, David has 35 years of experience with consulting and EPC companies in the water and energy sectors, working globally. He is also a Director of ITPEnergised in the UK and chairs the boards of the international ITPEnergised group companies (of which ITP India is a member). In addition, he serves as a non-executive director for other companies in the UK, Denmark and the Middle East. David completed his degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 1981, and is a Chartered Civil Engineer in the UK and a registered Professional Engineer in the USA. He began his career with Atkins, living both in the UK and the Middle East, and then spent 14 years with Hazen and Sawyer in the USA. On returning to Europe in 2001 he joined Black & Veatch in the UK as President of Europe, Middle East, Africa, India (EMEAI) before moving in 2005 to Belgium as President of MWH’s EMEAI region. Before joining ITPEnergised in 2013, he returned to the UK to develop a renewable energy business for WSP Group. He has successfully led projects on all the five inhabited continents, ranging from small studies to major multi-billion-dollar investment programmes. He is experienced in project development and private finance for projects in both the water and energy sectors, and in development of long-term water and energy strategies for major cities and regions.