About the Bedford Group of Drainage Boards


Since 2001, the Bedford Group of Internal Drainage Boards comprises three IDBs in the upper reaches of the Great Ouse catchment, largely in Bedfordshire, but also Milton Keynes,  small areas in north Oxfordshire, north Buckinghamshire, north Hertfordshire and south-east Cambridgeshire.  The Group manages a total of 1147 km of watercourses within its Drainage District, serving an agricultural area of 37736 ha and an urban area of 7176 ha.



Phil Camamile

Chief Executive / Clerk of the Boards

Nicole Souter

Principal Accountant

Phillip Lovesey

Operations Manager

Vacant Position

Director of Engineering

Alice Smith

Executive Assistant

Trevor Skelding

Principal Engineer

Simon Fox

Works Manager

Matthew Richardson

GIS & Asset technician

Barry Cannon

Senior Engineer – Consents and Byelaws Compliance

Scott Brewster

Senior Engineer

Vacant Position

Administration Assistant

Tom Loakes

Administration Assistant

Nadia Iantosca

Finance & Rating Officer

Jonathan Wallis


Annual Pay Number
>£0 and <= £5,000 0
>£5,000 and <= £20,000 1
>£20,000 and <= £30,000 16
>£30,000 and <= £40,000 3
>£40,000 and <= £50,000 3
>£50,000 and <£100,000 2
>= £100,000 0
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