Alan Potter FCIWM CEnv IEMA (Qualified Auditor) BSc(Hons)


Alan is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management and qualified environment auditor with over 30 years experience in the field of waste and environmental management.

During his extensive career working with regulatory bodies including the Environment Agency, industry including the electricity supply industry and waste sector trade body Environmental Services Association and consultancy he has acquired expertise in environmental permitting, regulatory negotiation on compliance and enforcement matters plus the preparation of many successful applications for planning permission for waste management facilities.

Alan is experienced at appearing at public examinations and acting as expert witness at planning and permitting appeal inquiries. He has led compliance audits of national estates and in depth audits of waste management facilities. He also sits on the Government advisory body on waste data strategy.

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Ella Mills BSc(Hons)

Graduate Consultant

Ella joined Beyond Waste on an internship scheme through the Brighton University having gained a first-class degree (BSc) in Geography.

She applies her keen mind and technical skills to her work on data analysis projects for Beyond Waste's strategic client base.

Ella is passionate about waste, having set up a litter picking initiative while at University and volunteering for a recycling charity in her spare time.

She’s been taking the team through their paces with her lunchtime yoga stretches and is also a keen skateboarder outside of work!

Joshua Plumb BA(Hons)

Graduate Consultant

Joshua (Josh to his friends and colleagues) joined Beyond Waste on its flourishing internship scheme having gained a BSc degree in Geography from the University of Leicester. He primarily works on environmental permit applications and planning applications for Beyond Waste's compliance led client base.

He has a strong interest in the Circular Economy and Environmental Justice so working on environmental permit applications and interfacing with regulatory bodies such as the Environment Agency is giving him first hand experience of environmental law in action.

In his spare time he is a qualified football referee so will be ready to tackle any regulatory compliance problems Beyond Waste's clients face.

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Shane Tasker TCM & CoTC Holder


Shane provides Technically Competent Management cover to Beyond Waste clients seeking permits. He holds a Certificate of Technical Competence for Hazardous Waste Transfer and Treatment. He visits sites to ensure our permit holder clients meet Agency TCM attendance requirements and provides permit compliance advice.

Shane is an IEMA qualified auditor (AEA), and member of the Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM) and Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA).

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Charles Peeler BA(Hons) DipLA(Glos)


Charles is a Landscape Architect with 30 plus years experience of project managing.

He has honed his skills in delivery of major infrastructure projects including the Northern Line Extension (Kennington to Battersea), Nottingham Express Transit (Phase 2) tramway and The Doha Orbital Highway in Qatar.

In his spare time he keeps an experimental allotment where he practices Permaculture (a design system for creating sustainable human environments).

Charles provides project management support to Beyond Waste projects as well as expertise on landscape design.

Tom Hatch MSc BSc(Hons)

Beyond Waste alumni

Josefine Minns BA(Hons)

Beyond Waste alumni

Both Tom and Fine joined Beyond Waste's internship programme and went on to become valued consultants.

They are now pursuing careers in the wider environmental field.

Beyond Waste is proud to have played a part in their development and appreciates the lasting contribution they made to our work.