Biju George, EVP Operations and Engineering, DC Water
Biju George is responsible for the performance management of all operations at the DC Water and Sewer Authority. He participates in the implementation of the Authority’s strategic plan and works with the Chief Financial Officer in overseeing the development of operating budgets and operating policies. Additionally, Biju reviews divisions’ operational and financial performance and meets with department heads to discuss the feasibility of strategic initiatives.
Biju represents the Authority at Board of Directors’ meetings, congressional meetings and meetings with the general public as needed. He also assists the General Manager in developing and implementing the Authority’s business plans.
Biju joined the Authority from Greater Cincinnati Water Works, Metropolitan Sewer District and Stormwater Utility, where he was the Deputy Director of Water and Sewers. In that position, he provided strategy for all wastewater, stormwater and drinking water operations. Biju also served as the drinking water utility’s interim executive director from 2011 to 2013, and was principally involved in the integration of three utility enterprises (wastewater, stormwater and drinking water) into a unified enterprise.
Biju has more than 27 years of diversified technical and management experience. He is recognized as a leader in treatment technology and science, and is both a published writer and a frequent speaker.
Biju is the 2014 recipient of the Innovator of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He has a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the PDA College of Engineering at Gulbarga University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio.