Adam is External Affairs Director at SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK Ltd, responsible for government engagement, consultation responses and general stakeholder management. He also spends a lot of his time on technical working groups and committees on behalf of the ESA, FEAD, ISWA and of course the CIWM.
Adam has been in the waste & resources sector for over 20 years, first as a local authority recycling officer with the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, and then as an academic and lecturer at Kingston University.
He then spent 17 years in consultancy, with ERM, Hyder (now Arcadis) and AEA (now Ricardo) developing teams of waste and resource management specialists and delivering major support programmes on behalf of key organisations including WRAP, DEFRA and ZWS. Adam has specialised in recycling service design, consultation and procurement, working with many of the sector’s most innovative authorities and led major waste infrastructure procurement projects for a mix of facilities from MBT and AD to EfW.
Adam has been active internationally for much of his career, developing national, regional and city waste strategies in many places – including Russia, Mali, India, Australia – and has been a member of ISWA since 1995.
Adam is a Chartered Waste Manager, a Fellow of the CIWM since 2007 and a Director and Trustee of WAMITAB. He has been an active CIWM member for almost 20 years, latterly as a Trustee.