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Adam Read

Adam Read

Director of External Affairs, SUEZ UK

Dr Adam Read has been External Affairs Director at SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK for the last 5 years after a successful career in academia, local government and environmental consultancy. For the last 4 years he has co-led the company’s work with UK Government on the development of the new Resources & Waste Strategy and associated consultations, working closely with the ESA and CIWM on their consultation submissions. He has worked on resource efficiency and circular economy projects for more than 20 years, as a consultant, client, contractor and community engagement specialist, and is now helping Governments to normalise these activities. Adam sits on numerous industry technical working groups, is a regular speaker and facilitator, a technical report author and a frequent blogger and social media enthusiast. He is a Fellow of the CIWM, the RSA and the Royal Geographical Society and was the CIWM ‘s 105th President, with his theme for the last year being ‘green skills’ and the transition to a circular economy. He has presented evidence to the Environment Audit Committee on green skills and has provided consultation responses to UK Government on their Net Zero Strategy and agenda for climate change in education. He is a mentor, coach, tutor and guest lecturer committed to inspiring tomorrow’s workforce to join the green skills revolution as our next batch of career-focused environmental superheroes.
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