Alan Potter FCIWM, CEnv, IEMA
(Qualified Auditor) UKELA P2P


Alan is a Chartered Waste Manager with over 30 years experience in the field of waste and environmental management. He has specialist experience 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 also has extensive experience of appearing at public examinations and acting as expert witness at planning and permitting appeal inquiries. View Alan's profile in more detail on LinkedIn.

Luke Vater - (BSc Hons)

Junior Consultant

Luke joined Beyond Waste on an internship scheme through the Green Growth Platform.

He works on environmental permit applications and is aspiring to gain a COTC so he can provide TCM support services to Beyond Waste's growing client base.

Luke is a team worker with real motivation to make a difference in whatever he does.

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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Matt Todd BSc, ATH


Matt has 15 years experience in waste research, with an specialism in waste from the hospitality sector. He authored the groundbreaking publication Waste Counts which was the first 'hands on' assessment of waste arisings from the sector involving in depth audits. He has extensive experience in running applied research projects and most recently set up and managed a commercial food waste recycling trial in Oxfordshire.

Matt has worked as a lecturer at the School of Hospitality at Oxford Brookes University and is a respected commentator in the field. He has extensive industry contacts as a result.

Matt applies his knowledge and accountancy rigour to Beyond Waste projects focussing on the production of Waste Needs Assessments that underpin production of Local Authority Waste Plans. This requires mastery of datasets such as the EA Waste Data Interrogator, Hazardous Waste Interrogator and Pollution Inventory.

Scott Talbot

TCM & Compliance Trouble shooter

Scott has over 20 years operational experience of waste management facilities and deploys this expertise when providing TCM support services to Beyond Waste's growing client base.