Jim Porteous is currently the Senior Vice President of Municipal North America for Ovivo.
Jim has been in the Water and Wastewater industry for over 40 years, starting his career in Ireland as a site engineer and project manager. Since then, Jim has lead several different environmental companies and brought new processes and innovations to the U.S., such as the Belt Press and the B.N.R. processes and has completed water and wastewater treatment projects worldwide.
In his current role he is responsible for all Municipal activities in North America. He is also leading Ovivo’s Innovation Initiative Globally and is currently leading a team that is focused on technologies for resource recovery, Membrane technologies, and Biosolids. Jim is a Chartered Engineer and received his Civil Engineering degree from University College in Cork, Ireland.