Dr Adam Read has been with SUEZ for 18 months Dr Adam Read has been External Affairs Director at SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK for just over 2 years after a successful career in academia, local government and consultancy. For the last 18 months he has been directly involved with UK Government through the development of the new Resources & Waste Strategy and associated consultations, and acting as lead author on the SUEZ evidence submissions. He has worked on energy recovery projects for more than 20 years, as a consultant, client, contractor and community engagement specialist, and developing planning guidance for Welsh Government.
Adam sits on numerous industry technical working groups, is a regular speaker and facilitator, a technical report and article author, and a frequent blogger and social media enthusiast. He has been in the sector for almost 25 years specialising in municipal waste management strategy, recycling services, residual waste treatment contracts and consultation, and continues to support UK service innovation.
He is a Fellow of the CIWM, the RSA and the Royal Geographical Society and is the CIWM ‘s incoming President, taking up the reigns in November 2020.