A small organisation with a powerful reach

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Who we are

ReLondon is a partnership of the Mayor of London and the London boroughs to improve waste and resource management and transform the city into a leading low carbon circular economy.

What we believe

We are living through a climate emergency. We believe we can catalyse transformational change in London by inspiring and empowering the action of others. We can mobilise our boroughs, businesses and citizens to change their policies, practices and behaviours, to revolutionise the way we use stuff.

Together we can change the world.

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Liz is a Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste at the World Resources Institute (WRI). She is also a Champion of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, the aim of which is to halve food waste around the globe by 2030.

Dr Liz Goodwin OBE

Board chair
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Chantelle is the multi-award winning chef owner of Tredwells, in the West End’s Seven Dials. One of the UK’s leading female names in the hospitality industry, Chantelle’s impressive ascent on the culinary career ladder and achievements, set her apart as a source of inspiration to hospitality professionals across the UK.

Chantelle Nicholson

Board and audit committee member
Jo has been Cabinet Member for the Environment and Sustainability at the London Borough of Redbridge since 2021 and was elected Councillor for Wanstead Village in 2018. In addition to holding a number of governance and policy roles, Jo is also a freelance campaign strategist providing advice to NGOs on strategy, policy and coalition building.

Cllr Jo Blackman

Board member
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Joe leads the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Network, which brings together leading businesses, cities, universities, and emerging innovators to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy. Joe has a financial background, working previously at PayPal and Ernst & Young.

Joe Murphy

Board and audit committee member
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Krupa is a Councillor in the London Borough of Brent. Since May 2018, Krupa has been the Cabinet Member for Environment, working hard on initiatives such as recycling, biodiversity, and the Climate Emergency. Krupa also sits on the West London Waste Alliance Board and London Council’s Transport and Environment Committee.

Cllr Krupa Sheth

Board and audit committee member
Mike is the Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Environment and Transport at the London Borough of Haringey, and also serves on the Board of the North London Waste Authority. He sits on the London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee, The Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, London Road Safety and chaired Alexandra Park and Palace Board.

Cllr Mike Hakata

Board member
Mike has a whole career in the waste and resource sector, with much of the last 20 years as managing director of Eunomia, as well as holding a number of non-exec director roles. He is known for his technical literacy and commercial focus, and has a track record of bringing pragmatic leadership to the public, private and community sectors.

Mike Brown

Board advisor
Cllr Nicholas Bennett JP has represented the West Wickham Ward on Bromley Council since 2006 and is the Council’s cabinet member for Transport, Highways and Road Safety. He was first elected as a local councillor in 1974 to Lewisham Council and served until 1982. He is a Presiding Justice at the South East London Magistrates’ Court.

Cllr Nicholas Bennett JP

Board and audit committee member
Shaun Spiers is executive director of Green Alliance, the environmental think tank. Green Alliance has convened a Circular Economy Task Force with leading businesses since 2012.

Shaun Spiers

Board advisor
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Shirley Rodrigues was appointed as Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy in October 2016. She is using her environmental expertise to work with Transport for London (TfL) to deliver the Mayor’s plans for tackling air pollution across London.

Shirley Rodrigues

Board member
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Adam leads on ReLondon’s governance, administration and Board secretariat functions.

Adam Leibowitz

Governance and project management lead
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Ade provides support to ReLondon’s financial activities, including processing accounts payables and receivables, payroll and preparation of management accounts.

Ade Layole

Finance admin executive
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Ali leads ReLondon’s communications and behaviour change work, both corporate and citizen-facing. She guides ReLondon’s behavioural research and intervention work, directs Circular Economy Week, the London Recycles campaign and local authority communications support, leads on the Love Not Landfill campaign, our podcast and events, and manages all media relations.

Ali Moore

Head of communications and behaviour change
Amy provides project support to the Senior Advisors in the Local Authority Support team, engaging with London boroughs, conducting sector research and assisting with project documents. Prior to ReLondon, Amy was a Project Manager for in the Waste Insights team at Keep Britain Tidy working alongside local authorities to drive down waste and increase recycling.

Amy Casey

Project advisor
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Antony leads ReLondon’s local authority support work. Together with the team, he provides advisory support to London’s local authorities and stakeholders on decreasing waste, increasing recycling, and adopting circular economy principles. This includes delivering research, innovation and demonstration projects across ReLondon’s priorities, with a close integration…

Antony Buchan

Head of programme – Local Authority support
Berthe provides HR services and project management support to all of ReLondon’s teams. Berthe has a background in equality & diversity and plays a key role in promoting an inclusive culture at ReLondon.

Berthe Biyak

HR and project delivery executive
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Cathy provides support to all of the London boroughs and other key stakeholders on reducing waste and increasing the quality and quantity of recycling. She also leads on support for the boroughs Reduction and Recycling Plans (RRPs) and projects on increasing recycling in short term lets including HMOs.

Cathy Cook

Senior advisor
Colin is a practising architect and circular economy researcher. He is contributing to CIRCuIT, a collaborative project with partners across the built environment chain in Copenhagen, Hamburg, the Helsinki Region and Greater London.

Colin Rose

Strategic advisor – built environment
Drew leads on the pan-London food campaign which aims to inform and empower individuals to reduce their personal food footprint. His focus is reducing the carbon impact of Londoners’ household food consumption by reducing household food waste and shifting individuals to a more plant-based diet.

Drew Hughes

Campaign lead (food)
Lizzy works within ReLondon’s communications team, providing support to behaviour change campaigns Love Not Landfill and London Recycles. She also communicates with members of the public to influence, educate and support them to waste less and recycle more.

Elizabeth Woods

Communications and campaigns lead
Freya is an advisor within the local authority support team, engaging with London boroughs and delivering projects to improve waste and resource management across the city. Before joining ReLondon, Freya was a consultant within the local environment team at Eunomia, and also previously worked at commercial waste provider First Mile.

Freya Rose

Advisor
Georgie leads on the promotion of ReLondon’s work, building the organisation’s brand and reputation with a diverse range of stakeholders. She plays a key role in the delivery of events including Circular Economy Week and supporting the communications for the Circular Construction in Regenerative Cities (CIRCuIT) project.

Georgina Eldridge

Corporate communications manager
Graeme is part of the business transformation team and leads on implementing the Green New Deal support programme. He also focuses on delivery of several work packages for the Circular Construction in Regenerative Cities (CIRCuIT) project.

Graeme English

Circular economy advisor
Ineta works closely with the Director of Operations and the CEO overseeing ReLondon’s financial function, ensuring the organisation’s back-office function is running efficiently and supports business needs and requirements.

Ineta Galdikiene

Financial controller
Jo leads on all operational and governance work for ReLondon including finance, HR and organisational development. She is responsible for the effective, compliant, and smooth-running of ReLondon.

Jo Rogers

Director of operations and governance
Katie leads all external affairs, partnerships and funding work for ReLondon. She leads on building partnerships and profile with the organisations that support ReLondon’s work. Before ReLondon, Katie worked in INGO strategic partnerships and funding for a decade, latterly at climate charities WRAP and Possible.

Katie Rowberry

Head of partnerships and external affairs
Lamia oversees our programme of support to London-based SMEs interested in adopting or scaling circular business models. She leads the team in the delivery of advice, grant-schemes and connections for businesses, and manages our pipeline of activities to make the circular economy everyone’s business.

Lamia Sbiti

Business transformation manager
Lara is part of the business transformation team. She offers advice and support to London-based SMEs, helping them create sustainable value and growth through circular strategies and innovations. Within the team, her focus area is plastics and packaging.

Lara Pohl-Martell

Business advisor
Liz provides project support to ReLondon’s Local Authority Support Team, working with London Boroughs to reduce waste and increase the quantity and quality of recycling. This includes supporting Reduction and Recycling Plans, commercial waste projects, and providing research and support with communications and events.

Liz Horsfield

Strategic advisor
Mael works within ReLondon’s business transformation team, managing research projects related to circular economy and consumption-based emissions. Prior to ReLondon, Mael worked at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, advancing the transition to a circular economy for plastics.

Mael Arribas

Research advisor (maternity cover)
Mafalda is part of the business transformation team, working with SMEs in London on their circular economy journey. She supports and strengthens our 300+ strong community of circular SMEs and those exploring the circular economy by making sure their voices are heard and that they have access to what they need.

Mafalda Oliveira

Business engagement lead
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Nicky is part of the business transformation team, working with SMEs in London on their circular economy journey. She is involved in the SME engagement strategy as part of the Green New Deal as well as other projects in the pipeline.

Nicola Bradley

Business engagement lead
Pauline leads ReLondon’s business transformation work and sector specific support. With her team, she provides advice and grants to London SMEs, supporting their circular transition and amplifying the reach of circular businesses. She also supports specific sectors through collaborative projects delivering research and demonstration works.

Pauline Metivier

Head of business and sector support
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Rachel’s leads ReLondon’s food programme to enable a transition to a more low-carbon circular economy for food in the capital, where food loss and waste is reduced and where diets are more healthy and sustainable.

Rachel Shairp

Senior advisor (food lead)
Rachel works within ReLondon’s business transformation team, providing research support on key data-driven projects as part of the organisation’s knowledge strategy to help inform policies and activities that contributes towards reducing consumption-based emissions.

Rachel Singer

Circular economy advisor
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Rohit is responsible for ReLondon’s fundraising including grant funding. His primary focus is to represent ReLondon with external stakeholders who may be interested in funding or exploring new opportunities for partnerships.

Rohit Badhwar

Fundraising lead
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Sarah is responsible for project managing our business transformation projects and their SME engagement activities, reaching out to networks of SMEs to access the advisory and grant support provided by the team.

Sarah Beaton

Senior project manager
Sarah is a senior advisor within the local authority support team, providing advisory support and managing projects which help London boroughs reduce waste, increase recycling and adopt circular economy principles. Sarah has over 15 years’ experience working in London local authority waste and recycling services.

Sarah Williams

Senior advisor
Savina leads on advising London-based SMEs to embrace the business opportunities of the circular economy, including helping them access investment opportunities and create sustainable value and growth through circular strategies and innovations. Her focus area is textiles within the business transformation team.

Savina Venkova

Senior business advisor
Shelley works within the local authority support team – providing support to boroughs located within south London to help them increase recycling and reduce waste. Shelley has experience working in waste within local authorities, waste partnerships, and in the textiles recycling sector.

Shelley Holmes

Advisor – local authorities
Tessa is project manager for CIRCuIT, a collaborative project which involves 31 ambitious partners across the built environment chain in Copenhagen, Hamburg, the Helsinki Region and Greater London funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.

Tessa Devreese

Project manager – CIRCuIT
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Wayne is the CEO, responsible for overall delivery of ReLondon’s Business Plan. He has extensive experience in the sector, and in London, with past experience working at the GLA and at borough level. He is trustee of the CIWM, the sector’s professional body, and serves on a variety of local and international advisory boards.

Wayne Hubbard

Chief executive officer
Ayo Abbas is an award-winning marketing consultant, content creator and trainer for built environment firms with 22 years’ sector experience. She set up her own consultancy, Abbas Marketing, in 2022, and her recent clients include five of the UK’s top 10 engineering firms including Arup, WSP and Ramboll.

Ayo Abbas

Audit committee member
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Chantelle is the multi-award winning chef owner of Tredwells, in the West End’s Seven Dials. One of the UK’s leading female names in the hospitality industry, Chantelle’s impressive ascent on the culinary career ladder and achievements, set her apart as a source of inspiration to hospitality professionals across the UK.

Chantelle Nicholson

Board and audit committee member
Dimitra is the Chief Operating Officer at BusinessLDN. She has 20 years’ experience in international business management and strategy, leading private and non-for-profit strategic partnerships and business development teams, stakeholder management and board level participation.

Dimitra Christakou

Audit committee member
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Joe leads the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Network, which brings together leading businesses, cities, universities, and emerging innovators to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy. Joe has a financial background, working previously at PayPal and Ernst & Young.

Joe Murphy

Board and audit committee member
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Krupa is a Councillor in the London Borough of Brent. Since May 2018, Krupa has been the Cabinet Member for Environment, working hard on initiatives such as recycling, biodiversity, and the Climate Emergency. Krupa also sits on the West London Waste Alliance Board and London Council’s Transport and Environment Committee.

Cllr Krupa Sheth

Board and audit committee member
Cllr Nicholas Bennett JP has represented the West Wickham Ward on Bromley Council since 2006 and is the Council’s cabinet member for Transport, Highways and Road Safety. He was first elected as a local councillor in 1974 to Lewisham Council and served until 1982. He is a Presiding Justice at the South East London Magistrates’ Court.

Cllr Nicholas Bennett JP

Board and audit committee member

Who we work with

Our priority audience is London – more specifically, London’s government (the Mayor and London’s boroughs), businesses and citizens.

Supporting boroughs to help London live sustainably

With the Mayor and London’s boroughs, we run initiatives designed to reduce volumes of domestic and commercial waste in London. We encourage council teams to shift to more circular systems in their working practices. And we improve recycling amongst residents and local businesses, helping to achieve the Mayor of London’s recycling targets.

Making the circular economy everyone’s business

With London’s businesses, we encourage businesses to explore, test and shift to more circular systems. We help early stage entrepreneurs design, test and shout about their new circular economy business propositions. And we influence the entrepreneurs of tomorrow to follow in their footsteps.

Inspiring Londoners to save the world, one behaviour at a time

With London’s citizens, we motivate hearts and minds to waste less and reuse, repair, share and recycle more. We change deep-seated habits and behaviours with regard to their relationship with stuff. And we encourage them to use London’s boroughs’ recycling and waste services, as well as circular products and services.

Governance and administration

ReLondon is the operating name of the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) which was established under the Greater London Authority Act 2007.

Board and Audit Committee

ReLondon’s board meets quarterly.

The Audit Committee is made up of five members of the Board, also meeting quarterly and reporting into the Board on matters relating to the annual Report and Accounts, investments, staffing and policy changes.

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