Prof. David Greenfield PhD FCIWM FRSA CEnv
Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Visiting Professor of Circular Economy at the University of Brighton
Co-founder and MD Tech-Takeback Ltd,
Founder and MD, SOcial, ENvironmental & EConomic Solutions (SOENECS) Ltd,
Vice President; Circular Economy Institute
David is Co-founder and Managing Director of Tech-Takeback, a not-for-profit company that collects end of life electricals from householders, in Brighton & Hove using an on-demand face-to face collection; called “RevaluElectricals”, powered by The ZeroNet and part funded by Recycle Your Electricals and Brighton & Hove City Council. Tech-Takeback won the 2021 Business Green Leaders award for Circular Economy and has been shortlisted for 4 National Recycling Awards.
David is also managing director and founder of SOENECS, a research and innovation practice in 2014. SOENECS provide strategic research, advice, training, solutions, chairing and facilitation on the topics of circular economy, environmental auditing, waste & resource management. In September 2021, David was appointed as Professor of Circular Economy at the University of Brighton to lecture and work with academics to incorporate circular economy into the curriculum.
David is non-executive Chair of the CIWM Enterprises Board, NED of Biohm, Trustee and Director of Freegle, Chair of the ICE Resource Management Panel, a member of the Exeter University CE Hub Executive Management Group (EMG), Government Adviser to IUK, DEFRA and MHCLG and advisor and past chair for the Local Authority National Waste Network Chairs (WNC).