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Phillip Ward

Phillip Ward

Phillip Ward, Chair (non-exec) at Resource Futures 225x225


Chair (non-exec), Resource Futures

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Phillip Ward (BJur FRSA) has 30 years experience in government and a further 7 years as a Director of WRAP where he was responsible for WRAP’s support to local authorities and for WRAP’s work in Wales. During his time with WRAP, Phillip was involved in the development of the highly successful Love Food Hate Waste Campaign, the introduction of separate food waste collections by local authorities and inception of the Courtauld Agreement with leading retailers and brands in the UK.

Phillip joined WRAP after 30 years in government latterly as the Director of Local Government Performance in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. He was previously Principal Finance Officer for the Department of Transport Local Government and the Regions (DETR is the predecessor of Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – Defra)

From 1997 to 2001 he was Director of Energy Environment and Waste in DETR where he worked on Waste Strategy 2000 and on Sustainable Consumption and Production issues.

His earlier roles included the Director of Construction Sponsorship and Principal Private Secretary to 3 Secretaries of State, in the Department of the Environment.

Phillip “retired” from WRAP in 2011 but remains involved with the waste and resource sector by chairing Resource Futures – a not for profit waste consultancy- and as a commentator on resource issues.


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