Management Team

IMG_0323Andy Hinton – Chairman

Chairman of CEL since 2005, Andy Hinton has worked in the environmental and utility sector for many years, specialising in business development, sales, marketing and customer services. Prior to involvement in CEL, Andy was instrumental in setting up White Rose Environmental the market leader in the medical waste treatment sector, and was the architect of a series of deals and business start-ups that developed Yorkshire Environmental into a diversified £200m business. He was also a director of Yorkshire Water Services, leading a period of strategic change in the late 1990’s. Andy is chairman of 3 companies in the environmental field and is a non executive director of WRAP, the governments delivery body in the area if recycling and resource recovery..

Nick Wyatt – Managing Director

Nick has been Managing Director of the business since 2006.  He is an engineering graduate and MBA with extensive experience in operations, general and commercial management in industrial services and process industries, including waste and utilities. As general manager of one of the world’s largest waste companies, he gained broad exposure to private and public sector clients. Nick is a director of 4 other companies in the sector on a non executive basis.

Mark Hetherington – Finance and Business Development Manager

Mark has worked in the tyre recycling sector for over 20 years in a variety of finance and business development roles. Previously he was MD of Tyre Collection Services Ltd, prior to its acquisition by CEL in 2007 and of Monarch, a tyre remoulding business. He is very active in the Tyre Recovery Association nationally.

Debbie Gilbertson – Operations Manager

Debbie has worked for CEL in the tyre recycling sector for 15 years. Prior to that she spent 12 years in logistics management with M&S.