The Board of Directors comprises the Chairman and Chief Executive, one Non-Executive Director and four Executive Directors.
Their biographies below demonstrate collectively a broad range of business, financial and other relevant experience.
Mark Burrows SmithCEO
Appointed CEO in March 2020 by Waterland PE
Previously CEO at Greenstar (Cerberus appointee), REPIC (WEEE Recycling) and Bioverda Power (Green Energy)
Former COO at Viridor between 2011 – 2015
Experience in FTSE corporates and institutional investment with Cerberus, Waterland and Blackstone
Joined TRI as CFO in October 2017
Previously Finance Director of RTX, NAAFI and Group Financial Controller at Yodel
Experience in logistics, retail and property
Qualified with KMPG
Appointed to the TRI Board in September 2018
25 years as Sales Director at Nathan’s Wastesavers
Extensive commercial experience in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Pakistan
In 2017, Ryan co-founded Waterland’s UK office, in Wilmslow, Manchester.
Ryan sits on the board of Waterland UK and is currently leading the UK team. Prior to joining Waterland, Ryan worked at EY, where he was a founding member of the Debt Advisory Team; Deloitte, managing mid-market M&A, and buyouts; and DC Advisory, a mid-market M&A advisory firm.
Ryan has been instrumental to the success of Waterland’s diverse range of UK-based investments and remains a Non-Executive Director on the boards of several of these companies, including Textile Recycling International.