Director, Vertical Marketing, Utility Networks
Chris Thomson is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Sensus, a Xylem brand. He has over 21 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry. Throughout his career he has been active in the training community – teaching and presenting through AWWA, WEF, Rural Water, and other organizations. Chris has a Master’s Degree of Science in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina and Maryland. Chris has a passion for education and training; broad and deep industry knowledge; and excellent oral and written communication skills. For the NC AWWA-WEA he has served as an ad-hoc member of One Water Initiative (OWI), an effort to rebrand the state’s chapter of AWWA and WEA/WEF and he serves as a volunteer instructor for the wastewater biological treatment certification school, teaching math. For the NC Water Operators Association (NCWOA) he serves as a volunteer instructor for the drinking water certification school, teaching water softening and math.