David Butler

David Butler is an internationally-leading researcher, teacher, mentor, consultant and academic manager in the water sector. He is Director of the Centre for Water Systems at the University of Exeter (UK), professor of water engineering, a chartered civil engineer and a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.  He is a recognised expert in urban water management with specialisms including wastewater systems, sewerage, urban drainage, stormwater management, flooding, sustainability and resilience.  He is widely published including 350 technical papers and key texts (including Urban Drainage, now in its 4th edition) and is founding co-editor-in-chief of the Urban Water Journal.