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Richard Brooke


Position: Commercial Director
Tel: 01202 812300

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Richard joined New Earth in November 2009 where he is responsible for waste sales, tendering and offtake arrangements for the Group’s metals, compost-like output and refuse derived fuels. Richard’s team also includes the property, planning and permitting functions for the Group.

Prior to New Earth, Richard worked for WRG for 12.5 years where he held a variety of positions in the estates, development and commercial functions, more latterly as Group Municipal Contracts Manager responsible for non-PFI local authority tendering and a contracts team managing over 120 waste services contracts with more than 60 local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales.

Richard has also worked for Redland Aggregates for 4.5 years and has had spells at a private practice firm of chartered surveyors, Henry Butcher Smith Vincent, and the Valuation Office Agency of the Inland Revenue.

Richard is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is a Member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management and holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree.