Andy Rees

Head of Waste Strategy, Welsh Government

Andy has 43 years experience of working in the environmental field, including spending the last 27 years in the area of waste strategy. Andy has been Head of Waste Strategy at the Welsh Government for the last 23 years and is responsible for waste and circular economy strategy policy. Andy was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen for ‘services to the environment and recycling in Wales’ in the New Year Honours 2019. In May 2022 Andy was included in the inaugural ENDS “Power List” naming the 100 UK environmental professionals who have made the greatest impact in the last two years – as nominated by their colleagues, clients and competitors.