Waste industry expert joins Ricardo Energy & Environment

Operational and technical waste industry expert, Dr Stephen Wise, has joined Ricardo Energy & Environment’s resource efficiency and waste management practice this week, bolstering the team’s due diligence and operational client offering 

Dr Wise joins Ricardo Energy & Environment with over 15 years’ experience in waste management: operating municipal and commercial collection fleets and overseeing the implementation of range of waste management technologies, including in-vessel composting solutions, anaerobic digestion, mechanical biological treatment and material recovery facilities. 

In previous roles, Dr Wise has worked as Neales Waste Management’s group operations, QSHEE* and technology director; Shanks Waste Management’s technical director; and general manager for SITA Organics. Throughout his career Dr Wise has overseen major projects including a business improvement plan for Neales that delivered efficiency savings and new waste treatment infrastructure; and the development of local authority partnerships to help Shanks deliver private finance initiative waste treatment projects, boosting its profitability. 

Commenting on the appointment, Ricardo Energy & Environment’s resource efficiency and waste management practice director, Dr Adam Read, said: “We’re very pleased to have Stephen join our team. Our clients, particularly those in the public sector, face an increasing squeeze on resources. The experience Stephen brings, delivering efficiency savings through appropriate technical and operational waste management solutions, will further enhance the services we offer clients. This will help them to not only manage waste but extract its inherent value”.

Dr Stephen Wise commented: “I’m looking forward to working at Ricardo Energy & Environment. The company has an excellent reputation for delivering sustainable solutions around the world and can draw upon a wide range of expertise. In my field, I particularly look forward to helping clients implement new waste infrastructure projects and operational processes that reduce overheads and improve profitability”.

Further information on Ricardo Energy & Environment’s resource efficiency and waste management services can be found at: http://energyandenvironment.ricardo.com/cms/transforming-the-way-organisations-manage-resources/  

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*Quality, Safety, health, Environment and Estates