Hydro Chairman and Rugby World Cup Director David Pickering hails record breaking tournament

27 Oct 2015

The former Welsh Rugby Union chairman described the 89,267 attendance at Wembley for the Romania v Ireland match as quite incredibleĀ¯ and is excited that matches are now broadcast in territories such as Turkey, Indonesia, Brazil, Cuba.

It's been a fantastic six weeks of rugby.

Today, he has an energetic business career. He has built up R&A properties with his lifelong friend Nigel Lovering. It is now developing the former Ministry of Defence site at Llangennech.

He is also chairman of water purification specialists Hydro Industries, based at Stradey Park Business Centre.

When asked about leaders he admires, he name-checks both Wales coach Warren Gatland and Hydro's chief executive Wayne Preece.

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