Trevor is the Assistant Director of Waste Resources for the Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service a strategic partnership between Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council. Prior to this, he was Head of Recycling, Waste and Fleet Services at Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council in North Staffordshire. Trevor has extensive experience of issues affecting waste services in local authorities, including insourcing recycling collections from the contractor, procuring waste treatment contracts and collection vehicles, operating trade waste services and delivering efficiencies during highly austere times for local authorities. Trevor has introduced integrated in-cab technology, back office and web-services for his last two authorities.
Like many professionals working in the resource and waste sector, Trevor’s career started in another profession. After graduating from Geomatics Department at Newcastle upon Tyne University, Trevor worked as a hydrographic surveyor in the oil exploration and telecoms industry. Transferring his skills to the waste sector, he joined a waste management consultancy in 2005 and quickly gained industry knowledge through a variety of different projects.
Trevor is a Trustee of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and a Member of the Executive Committee, helping to steer the Institution forward as it adjusts to a changing global and local environment. He is committed to developing the role of the CIWM in an ever-shifting waste & resource space. Trevor will be the President of the CIWM from November 2019.