Careers in Economics Webinar Series 2021-22Thursday 11 Feb 2021
Over the past few years we have found that students from Warwick’s Economics Department have highly valued the opportunity to meet with employers and former students of the Department to explore the range of economics related careers.
The Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat, is the body responsible for economic regulation of the privatised water and sewerage industry in England and Wales. It is a non-ministerial government department, which was established in 1989 when the water and sewerage industry in England and Wales was privatised. Ofwat’s main statutory duties include protecting the interests of consumers, securing the long-term resilience of water supply and waterway systems, and ensuring that companies carry out their functions and are able to finance them
About the talk
As part of our Careers in Economics Webinar Series we will be joined by three economists from Ofwat: Enrico Russo, Milton Hugo Salas-Martinez and Gilda Romano. Gilda completed her MSc Economics at Warwick in 2017 and we look forward to catching up with her and having the opportunity to ask her to reflect on her time at Warwick and what skills and training she found most valuable in her career to date.
The speakers will be introduced by Professor Caroline Elliott and the Q&A session will be conducted jointly by Professor Caroline Elliott and Stephanie Redding, our Senior Careers Consultant.
2021 Graduate Economists Development Programme
The presenters will talk about working at Ofwat and provide more information about their 2021 Graduate Economists Development Programme.
The application portal for economists can be found here: Application for Economists roles The deadline for applications is 23:59 on 28 February 2021 although depending on the number of applications received, Ofwat may close applications prior to the deadline. Therefore if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible.
Please note that these events are for current students only. Once registered, we will send you MS Teams joining details via email.
Friday 12th February
Working as a Graduate Economist for Ofwat
Gilda Romano (MSc Economics, 2017) - Senior Economist, Ofwat
Enrico Russo - Principal Economist, Ofwat
Dr Milton Hugo Salas-Martinez - Principal Economist, Ofwat
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