Delivery Assurance Group


The Delivery Assurance Group (DAG) ensures that the water industry is delivering on the objectives we set and provides assurance to Scottish Ministers.

We both chair and operate the DAG. The group meets four times per year and operates at a strategic level.

View the DAG's:


  • Jon Rathjen, Deputy Director, Scottish Government
  • Barry Greig, Team Leader, Scottish Government
  • Ruby Keddie, Policy Officer, Scottish Government
  • Sue Petch, Drinking Water Quality Regulator (DWQR)
  • Douglas Millican, Chief Executive, Scottish Water
  • Simon Parsons, Director of Strategic Customer Service Planning, Scottish Water
  • Mark Dickson, Director of Capital Investment, Scottish Water
  • Tom Harvie-Clark, General Manager of Strategy and Economic Regulation, Scottish Water
  • John Kenny, Chief Officer Circular Economy, Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
  • Jennifer Leonard, Unit Manager - Quality and Standards, SEPA
  • Peter Pollard, Water and Land Unit Manager, SEPA
  • Alan Sutherland, Chief Executive, Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS)
  • Ian Tait, Director of Investment and Hydro Nation, WICS
  • Gail Walker, Water Policy Team Manager, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS)
  • Niki Maclean, Director, Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO)