About Our TeamThe People Behind CWM Environmental
Our Board of Directors
Wynn has over 25 years experience working in the environmental sector and is a Chartered Waste Manager.
He joined the company in 2005 as Landfill Manager and he has held several management positions within the company, enabling him to accumulate vast knowledge from all areas of the business. His last post was Operations Director prior to becoming Managing Director.
Wynn values the people within CWM and is invested in their development and helping them become the best they can be.
In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, mountain walking, skiing and travelling.
Sean is a Chartered Waste Manager who has nearly 20 years of corporate experience the last 10 being in the waste management industry. Previous positions include a combination of operational, project management, health, safety and environmental roles.
Sean has seen the waste management industry change significantly in this time, relishing the challenges and is excited about future opportunities. He understands how rewarding it is to be part of a team that affords the opportunities to it’s employees to develop and progress.
In his spare time he enjoys snowboarding, live music and camping in exciting new places!
Kath trained as a Chartered Accountant and has a vast amount of experience in the accounting and finance issues facing small and medium sized businesses.
In her spare time she rides and enjoys the countryside with her horse and runs her own small holding and likes to travel.
Dave Gilbert OBE
Non-Executive Director Chairman
Dave retired from the role of Deputy Chief Executive at Carmarthenshire County Council in 2015 after 12 years with the Authority. He had also worked in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea since moving to Wales in 1992. He is also currently a Board member of Swansea Bay City Region and recently joined the advisory Board of the Port Talbot Enterprise Zone.
In 2012 Dave was awarded an OBE for services to Regeneration and Skills in West Wales.
Originally from Hereford he is still a season ticket holder at Hereford FC and a regular at Llandovery RFC.
Chartered Accountant he has had over 45years experience in finance, both in the profession and as Company Secretary of the largest tyre distributor in Wales for ten years until 1984 when he joined a large professional accountancy practice in Carmarthen where he is now Senior Partner.
During his time with CWM he has also developed a great interest and knowledge of recycling ,which plays a very important part in the company’s strategy, in addition to the everyday lives of the nation as a whole.
Human Resource Manager
Michelle has over 13 years of Human Resources and Training experience and has a genuine passion for HR and being able to help Business’ maximise performance through assisting Managers to empower and engage teams to retain talent.
She has been a member of the CIPD since 2004 and believes in creating positive learning environments so that everyone, both internal and external, has a positive experience with the Business. Michelle provides managers with advice and frameworks to achieve the overall vision by utilising and enhancing the skill sets of the most important part of an organisation – its employees.
In her spare time Michelle likes to run competitively and spend time with her family and friends.
Our management Team
Household Waste Recycling Centres Manager
Penny has over 25 years experience working in the environmental sector, she joined the company as a MRF supervisor before moving up to become the HWRC manager.
In a relatively short time Penny has continued to improve the HWRC sites recycling efficiency and is dedicated to further improvements both at the sites and in staff development.
In Penny’s spare time she enjoys walking and reading crime thrillers.
Materials Recycling Facilities Manager
Bruce joined CWM in 2002 as a Landfill Operative and progressed to more responsible positions and into recycling roles as the recycling division grew. Now as the MRF Manager, he has been instrumental in the development of both New Materials Recycling Facilities.
He’s committed to continual improvements to increase efficiency and safety for his team.
In his spare time he enjoys cycling & weight training and can usually be found on the family farm with his wife and children.
Commercial & Transport Manager
Wynn has 27 Years’ experience within the Logistics / Transport Industry, having Managed at Senior Level throughout Wales and the South West. Holds a Certificate Of Professional Competence in Road Haulage, IOSH accredited, HR Management Training. Joined CWM in November 2017. Fully committed to ensuring Legal Compliance and that the Transport / Commercial Departments are managed in the most cost efficient manner.
In his spare time, Wynn enjoys Hiking and is an active member of a coaching team at junior level with his local Football Club, having previously held the roles of Vice Chairman and Fixture Secretary.
Darren has over 15 years’ experience in the recycling industry, he joined CWM in 2010 as part of the HWRC team and progressed on to composting after achieving qualifications in sustainable resource management. Now WAMITAB certified he has taken on the role of composting manager.
In his spare time Darren enjoys cycling, mountaineering, camping and wood working.
Health & Safety Manager
Michelle has over 6 years experience within the Health and Safety Industry.
Prior to this Michelle Worked in the Warehousing and Distribution Sector for over 20 years.
Michelle’s qualifications include Nebosh General Certification, Nebosh Environmental Certification, ILM Supervisory and Management along with IRCA Internal Auditor. Michelle is also currently studying Level 5 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice.
Her Hobbies Include Rallying (Co Driver), Karate, Trail Biking, Walking her two English Bull Terriers and spending time with her family.
Rosalin has over 20 years accounting experience, she joined the company in 2006 as an accounts assistant before becoming the accounts manager in 2012.
Her attention to detail and pleasant manner when dealing with customers and suppliers ensures all transactions are completed in a timely, accurate and effective fashion.
In her spare time she enjoys watching murder mysteries.