Meet The Team

Simply Waste Solutions truck

CEO


James Capel

James Capel

CEO and Founder
 


Alex Watson

Alex Watson

PA to CEO and Office Manager
 

The Hub


Rosanna Henry

Rosanna Henry

Customer Representative
 


Alexander Nash

Alexander Nash

Customer Representative
 


Natalia Porazinska

Natalia Porazinska

Customer Representative
 


Becky Hawkins

Becky Hawkins

Customer Representative – Key Accounts
 

Outsource


Dale Jenkins

Dale Jenkins

Contracts & Outsource Manager
 


Sophie Russell

Sophie Russell

Outsource Supervisor
 


Emily Worrall

Emily Worrall

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator
 


Fareena Sajjad

Fareena Sajjad

Data Analyst
 

Contracts and Mobilisation


Hayley Job

Hayley Job

Contracts Supervisor
 


Sarah Hammond

Sarah Hammond

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator
 


Rose Campbell

Rose Campbell

Contract & Outsource Co-Ordinator
 


Ronke Faleye

Ronke Olawale

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator
 


Zoe Hawes

Zoe Hawes

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator
 

Commercial


Adam Weedon

Adam Weedon

Commercial Director
 


Adrian Broadhurst

Adrian Broadhurst

Management Accountant
 


Kirsty Butler

Kirsty Levell

Financial Data Analyst
 


Kelly Ilic

Kelly Ilic

Commercial Analyst
 

Sales


Mark Cook

Mark Cook

Sales Director
 


Paul Virdee

Paul Virdee

Corporate Account Director
 


Priamo Casula

Priamo Casula

Sales Manager
 


James Hankers

James Hankers

Senior Key Account Manager
 


Ellie Farmer

Ellie Farmer

Key Account Manager
 


James O’Keeffe

James O’Keeffe

Partnership and Internal Sales Manager
 


Andrew Hayden

Andrew Hayden

Senior Relationship Consultant
 


Dan Pursall

Dan Pursall

Senior Relationship Consultant
 


Grace Cook

Grace Cook

Sales Executive
 


Rebecca Simpson

Rebecca Simpson

Internal Sales Executive
 

Finance


Natalie Capel

Natalie Capel

Finance Director
 


Leanne Parker

Leanne Parker

Purchase Ledger Supervisor
 


Lucy Mead

Lucy Mead

Credit Controller
 


Michael Reid

Michael Reid

Credit Controller
 


Victoria Sussex

Victoria Sussex

Credit Controller
 


Debbie Amos

Debbie Amos

Credit Controller
 


Lisa Gunn

Lisa Gunn

Purchase Ledger Assistant
 


Wanda Najdek

Purchase Ledger Assistant
 


Tahera Mahmood

Purchase Ledger Assistant
 


Elliot Howell

Elliot Howell

Purchase Ledger Assistant
 

Operations


Dean Croad

Dean Croad

Operations Director
 


Kevin Barcroft

Kevin Barcroft

Academy Training Manager
 


Desmond Matemura

Desmond Matemura

Service Manager
 


Thomas Bartlett

Thomas Bartlett

Service Manager
 


Nav Bhogal

Nav Bhogal

Service Manager
 


Karla Phelps

Karla Phelps

Head of Quality and Compliance
 


Steven Vallard

Steven Vallard

Fleet Controller
 


Martin Butora

Martin Butora

Driver Trainer
 


Greg Clarke

Greg Clarke

Service Controller
 


Jordan Trotman

Jordan Trotman

Service Controller
 


Bartek Wisniewski

Bartek Wisniewski

Service Controller
 


Ewelina Klemenko

Ewelina Klemenko

Service Controller
 


Barrie Feltwell

Barrie Feltwell

Service Controller
 


Anton Shaw

Anton Shaw

Service Controller
 

Marketing


Andrew Gill

Andrew Gill

Communications and Marketing Director
 


Amy Bowers

Amy Bowers

Mobile Marketer
 


Laura Nash

Laura Nash

Digital Marketing Executive
 

Digital Development


Douglas R Peters

Douglas R Peters

Digital Manager
 


Andreas Konstantinidis

Andreas Konstantinidis

Digital Developer
 

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Kelly Ilic

Kelly Ilic

Commercial Analyst

Job Description

My Job role entails the different types of invoicing – monthly, monthly rebates, weekly and working on and from different spreadsheets, creating spreadsheets to go along with consolidated invoices. Payments received from customers, bank reconciliations, drivers wages, customer queries and self-bills.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Pirates of the Caribbean – Take what you can, Give nothing back.

Kirsty Levell

Kirsty Levell

Financial Data Analyst

Job Description

My main roles are matching invoices against the system, price checks, reconciling statements, mode analysis data, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets along with raising payments and remittances.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.

Kevin Barcroft

Kevin Barcroft

Academy Training Manager

Job Description

As the Training Academy Manager I install and oversee the training of Simply Waste front line operational staff. I am also responsible for health & safety legal compliance, fuel-efficiency and accident reduction; ensuring people can achieve their potential in all of these areas. Moreover, I look at forthcoming legislation and technologies to investigate if these things might present threats or opportunities. Ultimately, I work with relevant stakeholders within our business to ensure we can introduce time-based strategies in order to keep ahead of the game.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known – Carl Sagan

Martin Butora

Martin Butora

Driver Trainer

Job Description

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Leanne Parker

Leanne Parker

Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Job Description

I supervise a team of 4, looking after the purchase ledger side. My day to day tasks are bank availability, bank recs, authorising payments and overseeing the team. I am also running the payroll which is run twice a month (one for drivers and one for staff).

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Those who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those doing it

Lisa Gunn

Lisa Gunn

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job Description

Matching Invoices, Checking Prices, Processing invoices on Sage. I am also an accounts manager to suppliers F-N.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Why is a raven like a writing desk.

Wanda Nadjek

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job Description

My main responsibilities include matching and processing invoices, reconciling supplier statements, dealing with queries and processing payment runs.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Don’t cry because it is over, smile because it happened.

Tahera Mahmood

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job Description

Matching and processing invoices on sage. Reconciling supplier statements, raising payments and dealing with queries.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Just be yourself, life is to short to be someone else.

Michael Reid

Michael Reid

Credit Controller

Job Description

To pursue overdue monies in a timely and professional manner.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Live life to the full, tomorrow is a new day.

Victoria Sussex

Victoria Sussex

Credit Controller

Job Description

I have 10 years accounts experience, I am fully versed in accounts payable and credit control.
I thoroughly enjoy my role, chasing customers for payment, processing direct debit payments and all avenues of credit control administration.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.

Natalie Capel

Natalie Capel

Finance Director

Job Description

I work with senior teams to grow the businesses formulating strategies and plans. I lead and develop the finance team. I am responsible for overall cash management on an ongoing basis and the preparation and submission of weekly and monthly financial updates. I have control of all financial transactions and accountancy matters, including audit systems. I oversee reviews of accounts and investigation of variances and set recovery plans. I also develop, implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedures for a wide-ranging set of activities including financial accounting, reporting and employee relations.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Wake up , Kick Ass, Repeat.

Alex Watson

Alex Watson

PA to CEO and Office Manager

Job Description

I support our Managing Director and our Board of Directors with the various aspects of administration and organisation for the business as and where required. I am also responsible for managing our office personnel which includes ensuring that processes are followed, jobs get done and that all colleagues feel supported in their personnel and professional growth.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

You fill my heart with gladness, take away my sadness, ease my troubles that’s what you do.

James Capel

James Capel

CEO and Founder

Job Description

To motivate and inspire a wonderful team of people to achieve as much as we can whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of what is perceived to be possible.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

The greatness of a man is measured, not in how much wealth he accumulates but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. – Bob Marley

Adam Weedon

Adam Weedon

Commercial Director

Job Description

Ensuring that all areas of the business are performing at an optimal level, linking operational efficiency with financial stability.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

I spent a lot of money on booze, fast cars and birds; the rest I squandered! – George Best

Sophie Russell

Sophie Russell

Outsource Supervisor

Job Description

I will be working closely with the commercial director and customer experience manager as the outsource coordinator developing relationships with our supply chain. I will be overseeing daily incoming supplier information and providing a point of escalation for the customer service representatives with any queries and supplier information.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

A day never ends when you make a memory’

Zoe Hawes

Zoe Hawes

Internal Sales Support Executive

Job Description

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“Pullover!”

“No, it’s a cardigan, but thanks for noticing!”

Alexander Nash

Alexander Nash

Customer Representative

Job Description

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Perfection is lots of little things done well – Marco Pierre White

Sarah Hammond

Sarah Hammond

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator

Job Description

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Rose Campbell

Rose Campbell

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator

Job Description

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“Teamwork makes the dream work!”

Natalia Porazinska

Natalia Porazinska

Customer Representative

Job Description

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Emily Worrall

Emily Worrall

Contracts & Outsource Co-Ordinator

Job Description

I am responsible for submitting weight information and data from our suppliers onto our system and ensuring that information is accurate.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

There is always a reason to smile

Fareena Sajjad

Fareena Sajjad

Data Analyst

Job Description

I work closely with the Customer Experience Team, the Customer Experience Manager and Key Account managers. I am responsible for gathering and analysing data, as well as creating management information reports for our customers and for use within the business. Developing relationships with stakeholders and ensuring data is processed accurately and in a timely manner whilst upholding the standards and values of the business.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

‘Don’t educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so they know the value of things, not the price.’

Becky Hawkins

Becky Hawkins

Customer Representative – Key Accounts

Job Description

My day to day job role is to ensure that my key account customers’ queries are being answered as quickly and effectively as possible. I’m here to help with any little or major concerns they may have.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Things happen for a reason

Debbie amos

Debbie Amos

Credit Controller

Job Description

Working as a credit controller is busy but a very rewarding role.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

No one succeeds like a toothless budgie

Lucy Mead

Lucy Mead

Credit Controller

Job Description

I have been working in Credit Control nearly all my working life, and I must say, this job at Simply Waste is my best so far. It’s a very busy and enjoyable place to work. I chase many customers up for outstanding payments along with many others jobs in my role.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Life is much to short for regrets, live life to the full.

Barrie Feltwell

Barrie Feltwell

Service Controller

Job Description

Service controller for mainly South London, I work with a great team of drivers and loaders ensuring that we try and give a great service to our customers.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Grass is not always greener on the other side.

Anton Shaw

Anton Shaw

Service Controller

Job Description

Meeting our drivers with a smile in the evening and morning, informing them of any issues they need to be made aware of, monitoring them throughout the night, making sure our customers get a high quality service, also making sure the trucks are safe for our drivers and the safety of the public.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Love the life you live. Live the life you love. –Bob Marley

Dean Croud

Dean Croad

Operations Director

Job Description

Contribute to the development of Simply Waste Solutions’ strategy and lead the development in logistics, compliance & service delivery to ensure that the company achieves its short and long-term objectives.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Ellie Farmer

Ellie Farmer

Key Account Manager

Job Description

After starting the first few years of my Simply Waste journey as part of the operations team, I have now been a Key Account manager for the last 3 years. Looking after some of Simply’s larger accounts ensuring all aspects of the account run smoothly and offering innovation and support.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Nothing worth having comes easy

Karla Harding

Karla Phelps

Head of Quality and Compliance

Job Description

I have been working for Simply Waste since 2013. My role entails ensuring we are compliant in line with our Operators Licence, this includes ensuring we are up to date with our service/maintenance sheets, booking MOTs and LEZ tests. I then provide customers with annual duty of cares, risk assessments and completing vendor questionnaires when required. We received our ISO accreditation in 2014 so one of my responsibilities is to carry out internal audits and check all our documented processes are followed.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy cupcakes and that’s kind of the same thing.

Greg Clarke

Greg Clarke

Service Controller

Job Description

“I’ve recently moved from service controller for Trade waste and onto Skips Bulkers and REL’s. This will mainly consist of booking on jobs on a daily basis and routing the vehicles to carry out the collections / exchanges.
I will also keep close contact with the drivers throughout the day to ensure that the service is running smoothly and if any issues arise then I can action to the best of the company’s / customers’ needs.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Don’t judge my path if you haven’t walked my journey.

Jordan Trotman

Jordan Trotman

Service Controller

Job Description

Amazing! My job title requires me to manage a group of fantastic drivers and provide the highest level of service to our wonderful customers. In between that I get to speak to our outstanding customer service team who provide excellent assistants with any issues we may have and visa-versa. SIMPLY THE BEST!

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Work Hard, Play Hard

Bartek Wisniewski

Bartek Wisniewski

Service Controller

Job Description

On a daily basis I ensure that operations are carried out without any issues. I also make sure that collections run as smooth as possible.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated” – Maya Angelou

Ewelina Klemenko

Ewelina Klemenko

Service Controller

Job Description

My role is to make sure collections are going smoothly and clients are satisfied with their service. I also manage and deal with drivers on daily basis.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“Don’t waste your time looking back, you are not going that way”

Desmond Matemura

Desmond Matemura

Service Manager

Job Description

It has been a wonderful journey at Simply Waste. I started back in 2012 doing the Flagship London round then had the opportunity to become a driver trainer and discovered my passion for delivering service. This has seen me change role recently to a Service Manager. I am glad to be part a team that is working extremely hard to ensure we maintain a high level of service.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed. It is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

Nav Bhogal

Nav Bhogal

Service Manager

Job Description

Management primarily of mobilisation of new and existing customer contracts to ensure that the first impression of Simply Waste Solutions is “exceptional”

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“Knowledge will give you power, but Character respect”

Steven Vallard

Steven Vallard

Fleet Controller

Job Description

I currently manage the fleet of vehicles ensuring they are compliant and fit for use daily. This includes walk around checks, closing of defects, and ensuring vehicles are serviced and MOT’d.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Take every day as it comes and always smile!

Thomas Bartlett

Thomas Bartlett

Service Manager

Job Description

I am responsible for ensuring that the day to day operation of our trade waste & dry mixed recycling rounds run smoothly, assigning and routing work as well as managing a team of drivers/loaders.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Pengting called Maddison

Anthony Oribabor

Anthony Oribabor

Customer Experience Manager

Job Description

As Customer Experience Manager, my team and I bring the voice of the customer into our business. Together we ensure that the Simply Waste values are brought to life in all interactions with our customers. By fostering a culture of continuous improvement, I ensure that we ceaselessly review our systems and processes, with the sole aim of delivering the best possible experience for our customers.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Acta non verba

Dale Jenkins

Dale Jenkins

Contracts & Outsource Manager

Job Description

Overseeing our outsource division working with suppliers around the country to achieve best in class, excellent service, competitive pricing and building on existing relationships as well as exploring new opportunities. Also account manager for some of our larger national accounts.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

Elliot Howell

Elliot Howell

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job Description

My main responsibilities are: matching & processing invoices, reconciling supplier statements, dealing with supplier queries and processing supplier payments.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger

James Hankers

James Hankers

Senior Key Account Manager

Job Description

Managing the larger accounts held by the company; focusing on KPI’s, recycling and cost-driven initiative’s whilst identifying innovation opportunities.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

fail to prepare…prepare to fail

Mark Cook

Mark Cook

Sales Director

Job Description

Responsible for managing the sales team, developing relationships with our clients and maximising new opportunities to assist in the growth of the business.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat. – Roy Schneider/JAWS!

Paul Virdee

Paul Virdee

Corporate Account Director

Job Description

30 years’ experience in dealing with large blue chip retailers and corporate clients. In addition, I have spent over 7 years working within the FM environment, co-ordinating teams to facilitate soft and hard services, including waste management and recycling.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.

Priamo Casula

Priamo Casula

Sales Manager

Job Description

My role is to translate our vision, mission, and values to new potential clients whilst keeping strong relationships with existing customers in order to widen possible business opportunities. I lead personal / team projects and assignments through to a successful conclusion enabling our business revenue targets to be achieved. Primarily focused in the central London area though working with larger organisations has seen me expand into other regions. I work closely with our outstanding operations team, together ensuring we successfully deliver our promise.

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Andrew Gill

Andrew Gill

Communications and Marketing Director

Job Description

I am a Simply Waste evangelist! Passionate about who we are and what we do, l am responsible for our internal and external communications and the marketing. My enviable task is to get people to shout about our excellent services and increase brand recognition. I am surrounded by a great team of people who make my job here a real pleasure. Whatever we do, we do it Simply!

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look round once in a while, you could miss it. – Ferris Bueller

Douglas R Peters

Douglas R Peters

Digital Manager

Job Description

At Simply I often work alongside the sales department to give them an online presence. Reporting is another key part of my duties here, the designing of and development of back end functionality to improve the clients experience by displaying data as accurately and simply as possible.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

I do know , Aduno

Douglas R Peters

Andreas Konstantinidis

Digital Developer

Job Description

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Amy Bowers

Amy Bowers

Mobile Marketer

Job Description

I’m responsible for creating news stories and shareable content, building and maintaining Simply’s photo library, creating case studies and general marketing activities.

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You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one – John Lennon

Laura Nash

Laura Nash

Digital Marketing Executive

Job Description

I am responsible for posting company updates, images and relevant articles on Simply Waste’s social media accounts. I also create graphics for pages on the site as well as for materials that are used across the company to help with internal and external education on waste and recycling. I enjoy visiting customer sites for Educational Roadshows and talking to staff about our services and waste solutions.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

I hope that I see the world as you did ’cause I know
A life with love is a life that’s been lived – Ed Sheeran

James O’Keeffe

James O’Keeffe

Partnership and Internal Sales Manager

Job Description

I have been with Simply Waste Solutions since June 2014. My first role in the company was as a Marketing Administrator where I started a Marketing Apprenticeship. In the period of time that I have worked at Simply Waste my role has been redefined and I have moved from ‘Client Engagement Specialist’ to ‘Contracts and Mobilisation Supervisor’ to my current position of Partnership and Internal Sales Manager. I am responsible for the relationships that are built and maintained with all of our brokers and the performance of our Internal Sales team.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

He who say’s he can and he who say’s he can’t are both usually right.

Rosanna Henry

Rosanna Henry

Customer Service Supervisor

Job Description

Our role is about doing all we can to resolve any customer queries and issues by ensuring that they run smoothly

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I see pride, I see power, I see a badass mother, who won’t take no crap off of nobody – Cool Runnings

Ronke Olawale

Ronke Olawale

Internal Sales Support Executive

Job Description

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

‘There’s still cool people in the world’ – Chloe x Halle

Rebecca Simpson

Rebecca Simpson

Internal Sales Executive

Job Description

At Simply Waste Solutions I am responsible for all Internal Sales enquiries.
My core responsibilities are to aid the organic growth of the business as well as give support to our field sales team.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

‘If you can dream it, you can do it’ – Walt Disney

Grace Cook

Grace Cook

Sales Executive

Job Description

I have been with the company since February 2018. My main focus is to expand our brand and services into the Oxfordshire area and create new relationships with clients.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

I fly with the stars in the skies, I am no longer trying to survive, I believe that life is a prize, but to live doesn’t mean you’re alive – Nicki Minaj

Andrew Hayden

Andrew Hayden

Senior Relationship Consultant

Job Description

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Dan Pursall

Dan Pursall

Senior Relationship Consultant

Job Description

I have been with the company since May 2019, and began my journey in the waste industry back in 2016. Working as the senior relationship consultant for the Bristol & Bath area, my main focus is to build and continue to expand the Simply brand in the Bristol & Bath areas and develop new relationships with new customers as well as continuing the close relationships with current customers to ensure we provide & deliver the best services possible.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

“All you have to decide, is what to do with the time that is given to you” – Lord of the rings

Hayley Job

Hayley Job

Contracts Supervisor

Job Description

I have come over from a small family run business known as Wycombe Trade Waste.

Wow what a BIG change.

I’m always up for a challenge and believe in pushing yourself so no matter how big or how small your query issues are I will do my best to resolve them.

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Float like a butterfly,sting like a bee!!! (Muhammad Ali)

Adrian Broadhurst

Management Accountant

Job Description

I am responsible for the monthly preparation of both the Management accounts and Balance sheet. Presenting key Management Information to the Board of Directors and supplying key stats to enable business decisions to be made. Working and communicating with all senior members of staff to understand the business and ensure best practices and procedures are implemented to ensure the efficient capture of key financial information. Other duties include Balance sheet recs, Budgeting, Forecasting.

Favourite Quote or Song Lyric

Never ask someone to do a job you are not prepared to do yourself.