During his career Adam has worked with central government and local authorities across the UK helping the design and development of recycling and waste management programmes. Adam joins AEA from Hyder Consulting where he was Technical Director and head of its Waste Management division. He also had responsibility for the development of their Municipal Waste Management portfolio of work in the UK and Middle East.

Adam was visiting professor of waste management at Northampton University for five years and has supervised waste research at a number of leading UK institutions including Oxford, Bath Spa, Kingston, Brunel and Imperial. He is a regular guest lecturer on environmental courses across the UK.

Robert Bell, Operations Director at AEA, commented:

“Adam has a huge range of skills and experience in AEA’s key areas of strategic development. He has a wealth of experience in waste management and resource efficiency and a national reputation in the industry; we are privileged that he has decided to join AEA”.

Adam Read, Knowledge Leader at AEA, added:

“I am delighted to have joined AEA, one of the world’s leading climate change and energy consultancies at what is a very exciting time for the company having recently acquired PPC in North America. Their experience delivering visionary, integrated environmental solutions, worldwide to government and the private sector is unparalleled and I look forward to further developing the waste management side of the business.”

With internationally renowned expertise in air quality and climate change, carbon management, resource efficiency and the environmental impacts of transport, AEA employs many world leading experts and provides a high-level of policy consultancy and a range of technical services to its public and private sector clients.

In October 2007, AEA was voted by environmental consultancy customers across the UK, as Best Consultancy for Climate Change and Renewables at the prestigious EDIE Awards.

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