Ann Beavis

Founder, Honeymaker

Ann is the founder of Honeymaker the responsible marketing and business development consultancy that firmly believes there is a better way to deliver business, for sustainable growth, reduced environmental impact and a fairer society. Ann prioritises working with business that are looking to grow in a positive way, with small steps or giant leaps. Ann has worked in the environmental sector for over 20 years and in the last 10 years has been focusing on devising, launching and growing circular business models and supporting organisations seeking to develop more responsible business models. In particular she fulfils the role of Head of Sustainable Development for her client Crown Workspace, (previously Premier Sustain,) she has helped them devise and grow their office furniture and IT reuse, refurbishment, remanufacturing and resale offering that now revenues over £2m a year and has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development and was Highly Commended in the global Circulars Award. She is working to align business strategy to the UN Sustainability goals. Ann sits on the BITC Circular Economy Task Force that helps drive circular economy practices across the UK and is a member of the IWFM Sustainability Special Interest Group. She also co-authored the IWFM Good Practice Guide on Recycling, Waste and Resource Management