Eva Arnaiz

Country Manager, USA, Aqualia


Day 1
10:30-12:00 – How big can reuse get in the US?


Eva Arnaiz has served as Country Manager for the US at Aqualia since February 2019.

Prior to moving to the US she held different positions at different Aqualia and FCC group companies. She has got 18 years of successful work around Water Engineering. She specializes in driving large scale and complex desalination, waste water and water works programs (10-600 million euros).
She is a World citizen who has developed her work across various countries: USA, Egypt, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Algeria, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Spain.

Eva has a Leadership Business Administration Diploma from EOI Business School (Madrid, Spain), a MSc. Degree on Environmental Engineering by the Technical University Denmark with 1/2 year internship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) and a MSc. Degree in Agricultural Engineering by the Public University of Navarre (Spain), with 1 year internship at Reading University (England).

Aqualia is the water management company owned by the citizen services FCC Group (51%) and by the Australian ethical fund IFM Investors (49%). Aqualia is Europe’s fourth largest private water company in terms of population served and ranks amongst the top ten worldwide (GWI, August 2019).
Aqualia is a benchmark in the sector and stands at the vanguard as a specialized, transparent and innovative entity. This work approach and the continuous progress in innovation and in the use of new technologies have enabled us to bolster the company’s leadership in the Spanish market and make headway in this regard in international markets, based on an ambitious but moderate strategy defined to consolidate the company’s international presence. Sustainable development has a distinctively intrinsic role in Aqualia’s business model: combining the generation of social benefits with a fair profit yield from activities puts the company in a privileged situation in the water management sector.