Wastewise appoints new Managing Director| BY Sara
Ian Morrish joins leading recycling and waste management firm Wastewise in the role of Managing Director.
Ian, who will be based at the company’s head office in Willerby, Hull, will take over the role from James Landau who moves to the position of Executive Chairman. Ian will be responsible for the strategy, planning and management of the business which currently operates across Yorkshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire and Cheshire.
Ian has an extensive background in the waste industry with over 30 years’ experience and an in-depth knowledge of food and green waste composting, anaerobic digestion, waste to energy and landfill operations. He has held senior positions at several waste management companies including Viridor and TW Composting.
Commenting on the new appointment, James Landau, owner and current Managing Director said: “Ian will play an instrumental role in the next phase of our growth strategy and brings a vast amount of experience to help develop and strengthen our position in the sector. We are delighted to welcome him as part of our team.”
“This is a very exciting time for Wastewise.” commented Ian. “My goal is to build on the firm’s excellent reputation and to support and develop the many facets of the company, expanding our customer base, working on new opportunities and strengthening our standing within the industry.”
Originally from Exeter, Ian has a first-class honours degree and is a former Chair of the Renewable Energy Association’s Landfill Gas Group. A keen sportsman, Ian enjoys running and mountain biking.
Following a successful period of growth, Wastewise continues to seek opportunities to develop new partnerships and broaden its waste-processing infrastructure, which includes food and green waste composting, materials recycling, biomass and alternative fuel production facilities.