Ben Tam

Benjamin Tam (PhD)



Ben is Isle’s CEO having previously been Managing Director of Isle UK. Ben has a background in science and innovation, which started out with a PhD in biochemistry. Since then he has worked in the water industry fulfilling a variety of scientific and managerial roles. Ben is particularly interested in scientific problem solving and managing the complexities and challenges of implementing new technologies, strategies and ideas. He managed a wide portfolio of innovation projects at Anglian Water, which enabled him to develop his expertise and scientific knowledge of water quality, water and wastewater treatment processes. In addition, Ben has experience in data management, multimedia customer engagement and smart water networks. He is passionate about innovation in the water sector and enjoys collaborative working to deliver successful projects.


PhD Biochemistry, Chartered Scientist, Member of Institute of Water