LARAC CEO to head policy and external affairs at CIWM

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) today (7 September) announced the appointment of LARAC CEO, Lee Marshall, as its new Policy and External Affairs Director.

Lee MarshallMarshall has worked in the UK waste and recycling sector for over 25 years, holding his former position at LARAC for 7 years. Prior to this, he held several senior roles in both the public and private sectors.

As a Master of Public Administration, Fellow of CIWM, and Non-Executive Director of OPRL Ltd., Marshall has previously brought his experience in resource management and local authority to two Government advisory panels on packaging and waste electrical equipment.

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer, Sarah Poulter, Lee Marshall’s new role will see him oversee the strategic development, management and delivery of CIWM’s policy, technical and knowledge capability.

Marshall will be leaving his current position and taking up his new role from 1 December.

As part of the leadership and management teams, he will play a key role in influencing governments and key decision-makers at local, national and international levels. He will also provide support to a range of key stakeholders including members, employees, Centre Councils, the Board of Trustees, and the Presidential Team.

Sarah Poulter said: “Lee is hugely respected across the entire resource and waste management sector and his appointment will further bolster what is already an outstanding CIWM leadership team. CIWM is committed to a world beyond waste and Lee will play a vital role in ensuring we continue to support our members in leading the development of more resource-efficient and circular economies.”

Lee Marshall also commented, adding: “This is an amazing opportunity to join an organisation which is firmly positioned at the forefront of the battle against resource scarcity and climate change. I look forward to leading CIWM’s policy and technical capability and helping to harness its creative and innovative thinking to bring about meaningful change.”