Sir Alan William Waterworth, KCVO (1931-2016) was a British businessman and public administrator.
Born on 22 September 1931, Waterworth attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and graduated in 1954. the same year he became a director of Waterworth Bros. Ltd; he subsequently served as managing director and chairman, before leaving the company in 1969.
Waterworth held a range of public offices. Among other appointments, he was a Commissioner for Inland Revenue from 1965 to 1972, sat on Skelmersdale Development Corporation in the 1970s and early 1980s, and spent eight years on the Merseyside Police Authority (1984-92). He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Merseyside in 1986; he was made Vice Lord Lieutenant three years later, and then served as Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside from 1993 to 2006. He was also High Sheriff for the 1992-93 year.
Waterworth received an honorary doctorate from the University of Liverpool in 2001 and was appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order six years later, after retiring as Lord Lieutenant. He died on 18 February 2016.