Andy Chant – Chief Executive Officer
Andy joined the group in 2002 and is a Chartered Accountant. He has previously held a number of roles both in industry and professional practice.
His key responsibilities are for the development of strategy, acquisitions and major contract negotiations. He also oversees the HR, legal and company secretarial functions.
Andy is also CEO and Company Secretary of CCH and Orian Facilities Management Ltd, and all the other companies in the CCH Group.
Roy Dexter – Group Chief Financial Officer
Roy joined the Group in 2020 from Waterlogic UK & IE and is responsible for the financial control, performance and strength of the Group.
Roy manages the Finance and IT teams to deliver high quality, robust and pertinent management information to fully understand and drive business improvement.
Ian Wood – Non-Executive Director
Ian joined Cumbria Waste Group in May 2018 following a long and distinguished career in the energy industry where he held number of senior management and executive roles. As CEO until 2020, he had overall responsibility for the company, leading the senior executive team to develop, implement and review strategic direction of the business in order to deliver sustainable value for our stakeholders whilst maintaining a strong focus on safety and the environment.
Ian has now become a Non-Executive Director of Cumbria Waste Groups’ parent company Cumbria County Holdings (CCH) and it’s facilities management subsidiary, Orian Facilities Management Ltd.
He is also a Non-Executive Director for Carr’s Group plc and Founder and Director of Talkin Energy Ltd.
Tom Spaul – Non-Executive Director CWG
Tom enjoyed a long and successful career as an Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member with Veolia Environmental Services, the UK listed £1.5bn turnover subsidiary of Veolia Environment, and its forerunners.
During his tenure, the company developed into the leading waste management and environmental services provider in the UK, covering all aspects including collection, landfill, hazardous waste collection and treatment, energy from waste treatment, biological treatment, recycling and industrial services, operating from more than 350 sites and employing almost 14,000 people.
His non-executive portfolio is focused on roles to which he is transferring relevant skills and experience gained during a long and successful career dealing with both the private and public sectors within the environment and waste management arenas such as governance, compliance, strategy, operations, acquisitions, integrations, disposals, increasing shareholder value and providing independent and objective advice.
Alan Moore – Chairman
Alan joined the Board as Chair in 2016 following a long and successful career focussed on the nuclear sector. He undertook a variety of roles including the chairmanship of Direct Rail Services until 2016.
Alan has also held a number of other Board positions and is currently a non-executive Director at Trinity House Lighthouse and at the MoD (Defence Safety Authority).
Tony Byrne – Non-Executive Director
Tony joined the Board of Orian solutions in 2019 and also became a director of CWG in 2021. In common with all of the Group Directors Tony sits on the Cumbria County Holdings Group Board.
Tony brought extensive facilities management sector experience to the Board having held a variety of senior roles within Compass Group and Interserve.
Tony is also currently Chief Executive of DEBRA UK as well as being a non-executive on the Board of Brighter Futures for Children.