Commercial Contracts Manager
Ben, has up 15 years’ experience in the waste industry and understands the complexities of where the waste is and what can done with it; having originally studied Agriculture at Harper Adams Agricultural College Ben initially became involved in developing markets for the waste industry in the recycling of organic material to land for Southern Water and Viridor
Ben built on this experience and took the role of contract manager for the Kemsely papermill contract, responsible for the transport, regulation and outlet of 120 000 tonnes paper waste to land. After this period he worked on the Lancashire Waste PFI contract for delivery of the Global Renewables waste contract, responsible as organics manager responsible for developing markets for up to 100 000 tonnes of compost.
Career progression then took Ben to Veolia as Commercial development manager, responsible for Business and Commercial Development for securing feedstocks for Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and in house Veolia processing facilities. Prior to joining Renew ELP, Ben had his own company importing capital equipment for the AD plants and waste feedstock for various plants including biomass, AD and waste processing facilities.
Ben is responsible for securing the supply of waste plastic feedstock for the ReNew facility balancing quality, availability and cost to ensure the plant meets production targets.