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Adam Read Interviews David Palmer-Jones

Adam Read Interviews David Palmer-Jones
May 28, 2020 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm UTC Timezone

David Palmer Jones, Group Senior Executive Vice President, Suez Recycling & Recovery, was named the winner in Resource magazine’s annual poll of influencers in the waste and resources sector for the year 2020.

In this interview, Adam Read will talk to David about his life in the waste sector, and the evolution of waste management in UK, and his new role across Europe. The discussion will also touch upon the future of the UK resource sector, and linkages with other sectors, and the impact of COVID-19 on the waste sector. Adam will also discuss his No.1 rating in Resource Hot 100.

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David Palmer-Jones, Group Senior Executive Vice President – North Europe Region @Suez Recycling & Recovery

On January 01 2020, David Palmer-Jones became SUEZ Group Senior Executive Vice President – North Europe Region. In his new role, David is responsible for SUEZ’s recycling and recovery business activities across Northern Europe, including the UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Serbia and the Czech Republic. He is also be responsible for hazardous waste activities for SUEZ for all of Europe. From September 2008 until December 2019, David was Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, previously known as SITA UK. David has transformed the way the company views the management of waste for its customers, moving towards a resource efficiency and recycling-led approach. Until June 2017, David was also the President of the European Federation of Waste Management (FEAD). Prior to that, David was Chief Executive Officer of SITA Scandinavia from 2003 to 2006 before taking up the position of Operations Director for the Industrial and Commercial Division.


Adam Read, Director of External Affairs, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery

Adam Read is the moderator of this interaction. He is the Director of External Affairs at SUEZ Recycling & Recovery. Adam has specialized in waste management policy development, strategic decision-making, behaviour change, procurement and training for the last 19 years, first as a municipal waste management officer, then as a University based researcher, and for the last 12 years as a consultant working globally on waste services and strategies.

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