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ecosurety executive in final for IoD Young Director of the Year

ecosurety commercial director James Piper will attend prestigious national awards ceremony this autumn.

James, 29, who started at the resource efficiency specialist as a graduate trainee, will compete against 12 others from all regions of the country at a London ceremony this autumn. Last month he was named IoD Young Director of the Year in the South West and is now vying for the national title, which will be announced at the Lancaster London Hotel on 21 October.

James says, “I am bowled to have made it to the final of such a prestigious award. To be among some of the leaders and the biggest names in business in the UK is extremely humbling. The fantastic ecosurety team has supported me every step of the way.”

“I am very much looking forward to representing ecosurety on the national business stage later this year.”

Since he started at ecosurety in 2009, James has worked in every department of the business, including marketing, sales and IT. During that time, he has helped the company evolve into one of the fastest growing resource efficiency specialists in the UK, with 14 new graduates recently joining.

Last year James was instrumental in driving forward ecosurety’s journey-share scheme joinmyjourney, which has now been taken up by a number of large city employers, including the city’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone (BTQEZ), home to more than 300 businesses, in addition to UWE, North Bristol NHS Trust, as well as at Aztec West business park, where ecosurety is based.

He also lobbies the Government on waste issues, and oversees the company’s management and benefits structure. ecosurety was recently among just seven percent of companies to be awarded an Investors in People Gold award.

About ecosurety  

Founded in 2003, ecosurety is the UK’s leading compliance scheme and resource efficiency specialist with end to end services including environmental compliance, waste and resource management, training and intelligence reporting.  With more than 1,000 customers including The Co-operative Group, Innocent, BSkyB and Britvic, ecosurety is leading change in approaches to waste and compliance throughout the UK, driving ever greater efficiencies of resource use. 

Committed to reducing the environmental impact of UK businesses while improving performance, ecosurety is targeting to influence over one million tonnes of waste by 2020. 


Ben Luger

Marketing projects specialist

Ben joined the team at the beginning of 2015 and helps drive marketing communications and projects for Ecosurety, including project managing the launch of the Ecosurety Exploration Fund and website content development.


Written by Ben Luger Published 19/07/2016 Topics Ecosurety

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