Graham has worked as an Associate for Integrated Skills since 1988 and has brought a wealth of expertise and experience in waste management from his career working for a major waste contractor and then as a consultant. He provides waste management consultancy input of a strategic, engineering and operational nature, project development and conceptual design services. In particular he manages the company’s work in relation to the development and operation of waste transfer stations, treatment and recycling facilities, household waste recycling centres and landfill sites.
Graham has nearly 40 years' experience in solid wastes management and engineering, including 15 years gained with one of the larger UK waste management contractors. His experience encompasses the full spectrum of waste management, including planning, waste management systems, their operations, associated infrastructure and institutional development in the UK and internationally. He has worked with all waste types from municipal solid wastes to industrial, commercial, and hazardous wastes.
Working internationally in over 30 countries, including a period with UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Graham has made significant contributions to waste management with solutions appropriate to the culture and budget of the client. Graham has worked on the design of over 200 waste transfer stations, materials recovery facilities and integrated waste management facilities up to 4,500 tonnes/day, and reception and landfill facilities up to 7,000 tonnes/day. He has also overseen the upgrade, construction and operation of several major waste transfer schemes.
Graham’s experience means he is able to resolve waste management issues with simple, practical and workable solutions. In some cases these have given rise to patents, which help to address practical waste management issues.