Day 2 | 09:00 – 10:30 | Keynote Theatre | Hall 3

The Women in Waste is a networking platform for men and  women in our industry. Explore factors that can positively influence or constrain a women’s career and work choices and share success stories from within the waste, recycling and sustainability sector

Be inspired, learn and network with like minded professionals.

SESSION ONE: WOMEN IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • Importance of women in the resource sector
  • Women are attracted to environmental roles but perhaps don’t see themselves as working in waste.
  • Can we do anything to make the sector more attractive
  • Drive of consumer focus on resources – will this drive more passion and demand for the industry

Chair: Claire Nicoll, Work Best & Women in Sustainability 

Amy Bloom, Assistant Technical Plant Engineer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

 

SESSION TWO:ONGOING TRANSFORMATION OF THE WASTE SECTOR IN A POST COVID WORKPLACE

  • Re-organising the business structure post covid
  • Managing the changes that are happening fast in the industry
  • Discussion around Flexible working view is completely different now to pre-pandemic
  • Flexible working can advance/combat gender equality at work

Vicki Hughes, Business Development Director, Enva

Claire Nicoll, Director, Work Best & Women in Sustainability

Alice Gibbs, Senior Environmental Consultant, RPS Group

Jackie Ager, Waste and External Contracts Manager, Havering County Council

 

SESSION THREE: WOMEN LEADERS – LEADING THE WAY FOR OTHER WOMEN

  • Women leaders in the sector who are paving the way for other women to flourish in waste management careers
  • Personal development as well as professional development is important.
  • What are the challenges and how do you overcome them in career success?

Chair: Sarah Foster – Manging Director, Comply Direct & Women’s Recycling Alliance

Simone Aplin, Technical Director, Anthesis

Sarah Ottaway, Sustainability and Social Value Lead, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

 

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