Dr Stephen Wise

Waste Sector Director & Waste Technical Leader, Wood Plc

Stephen is a recognised and well known expert within the waste management sector with experience at a senior level working for both private sector waste operators and consultants. Stephen joined the sector in 1999 following the completion of his Engineering Doctorate at Cranfield University.

Stephen has worked in various operational, business development and commercial roles for SITA UK, Shanks Waste Management and Recydia – the waste division of Cementir Holdings. During this time Stephen has been part of the delivery of over £500m of waste treatment infrastructure and taken a leading role in supporting the development and sharing of knowledge within the sector.

In 2014 Stephen jumped over the fence into consultancy working first with Ricardo Energy & Environment and then Amec Foster Wheeler which changed to Wood Plc in October 2017. Stephen has been responsible for developing relationships across the private sector and delivering a number of projects involving due diligence, technical advice and engineering across a number of technologies.

Stephen is also a General Councillor and Trustee for CIWM.

Julie Knox