Lew Watts (born February 15, 1953, Cardiff, Wales), retired energy industry CEO. He currently serves on several energy and technology company boards. He is also active in a number of nonprofit organizations. Watts earned a PhD in geology from the University of Reading, and was awarded an honorary doctorate (science) from Bristol University in 2016. He has published a collection of poetry, a book of haibun, and an award-winning haiku-themed novel. His haiku were featured in the 2019 A New Resonance, and his haiku, haibun, and rengay appear widely in print and online publications. Resides in Chicago, Illinois, and Fennville, Michigan, both in the U.S.A.