thewaterplace ltd is an unique marketing and business development
consultancy. We specialise on helping firms build their business in
the UK water industry. Our business development activities focus on
helping you understand the needs of your clients and the specific requirements
of the water industry. We help our clients win new business by assisting
their development and building their understanding of the market place.
For new entrants to the UK market we work with them to develop an effective
entry strategy and conduct market research . As a small consultancy
we are very flexible, independent and discrete. We are totally focussed
on ensuring the satisfaction of our clients, after all most of our business
comes from returning clients.
We can help you with:
- marketing planning
- business development
- customer surveys
- market research
- acquisitions, divestment's and investment opportunities
Helping you maximise the opportunity in the water sector and win new business. We work
with you to ensure the strengths of your company match those required by the market.
To contact us please go to our contact page
Many clients are prepared to endorse the service we have provided.
"thanks for your sterling effort".
and commitment to the project shone through from day 1"
Why not talk with one of our clients and hear
their views first hand?
A Chartered chemical engineer by background, most of Paul's career has been
with ICI in a number of different international businesses. As product
manager of one of ICI's specialty chemical businesses he increased
turnover from £5m to £9m in three years and led major changes to the
He was instrumental in identifying the opportunity for ICI in the water industry and
helped to build ICI Watercare into a £20m turnover business. In particular he had
responsibility for new products, identifying the opportunity and launching several
innovative new processes as well as building the capability to supply solutions to customer
More recently he was Sales and Marketing Director of a £5m turnover Plc supplying
technology to the water industry. He rapidly improved the company's
sales capability and strengthened it's market position.
Now he has been operating as an independent consultant focussed primarily
on the water industry for nearly 14 years. He has worked with a wide
range of companies including directly for several of the water companies
as well as leading first tier suppliers such as civil contractors and engineering consultants, product companies and overseas
He is very results orientated, and is using his extensive experience
in managing change and turning ideas / opportunities into substance
to benefit a number of companies. His energy and enthusiasm provide
strong motivation to achieve results and ensure business performance