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Wayne Griffith

Wayne Griffith

Chief Strategy and Performance Officer and Executive Vice President

Wayne Griffith serves DC Water as Chief Strategy and Performance Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Performance.  Wayne is a utility management professional with over 30 years’ experience in the water infrastructure market.   He promotes and delivers programs to optimize assets, improve revenues, and enhance resources, achieving improved levels of performance and service.  Wayne has a unique blend of industry leading private sector operations management, niche utility business development and consulting experience. 

In his most recent role at WSP Opus, he led the development and execution of the water asset management consulting services for clients throughout New Zealand. 

Prior to joining WSP Opus in New Zealand, he implemented a new client development strategy for Veolia North America and was responsible for creating utility performance improvement opportunities with major metropolitan municipal utilities in the Western U.S. 

Wayne held consulting leadership positions with public sector utility management, financial planning, technology and engineering/architectural consulting firms developing strategic, competitiveness, work force development, technology and asset management consulting projects. 

He also held corporate market development and regional technical leadership positions with private utility management companies.  Wayne’s roots were established in water and wastewater engineering design and operations for municipal utilities in the U.S. 

Wayne has a BS in Environmental Engineering from Temple University and MS in Environmental Engineering from Michigan State University.