Our team in Merseyside
Our teams in Merseyside and Knowsley are made up of a variety of highly-skilled people including specialist engineers, administrators, data analysts, health and safety officers, compliance personnel, HR officers, site operatives and logistics personnel.
Here’s some information about a few of them:
Regional Director – Energy North
Andrew Hughes is the Regional Director for Energy across the North Region. Andrew oversees the running of several of SUEZ’s energy-from-waste facilities across the North Region. Andrew has over 20 years' waste management experience and a wealth of knowledge in the operation of a wide variety of recycling, treatment and landfill infrastructure.
Chairman of Merseyside Energy Recovery Ltd
Ian is Chairman of Merseyside Energy Recovery Ltd and manages the Kirkby Neighbourhood Community Fund. Ian is an experienced Finance Director and holds experience in this role from his years at SUEZ before he left to manage the growing business of project finance for waste infrastructure companies.
Ed Best is the Operations and Maintenance Contract Manager for the delivery of the contract. Ed has nearly 10 years’ waste management experience and has a wealth of knowledge across the waste and recycling industry.
Plant Manager at Wilton energy-from-waste facility
After serving 10 years in the Armed Forces, Alex began a career in the chemical industry, working in various operational roles before joining SUEZ as a
Shift Manager in 2011. In 2017, Alex was promoted to Operations Manager at our Tees Valley energy-from-waste facility before becoming Plant Manager of the Wilton energy-from-waste facility in 2019.
Production Operations Manager at Knowsley rail transfer loading station
Steve Sharkey is the Production Operations Manager at the Knowsley rail transfer loading station. Steve has over 30 years in the recycling and waste industry, and joined SUEZ in 2015 to manage operations at Knowsley for Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority. Steve has worked closely with the authority for almost fifteen years.
Commercial Customer Manager – Energy North
Bridgette Johnson is the Commercial Customer Manager and works closely with the processing team at Knowsley Rail Transfer Loading Station. Bridgette has over 40 years’ experience in the recycling and waste industry, joining SUEZ in 2004.