Dan Botterill & Rick Turner

Ditto Sustainability

Dan Botterill is Founder and CEO of Ditto Sustainability. With more than 15 years’ experience, Dan has worked with organisations across both the public and private sector, providing wide ranging sustainability advice and guidance. His main areas of specialism include sustainability and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software development, resource efficiency, waste management and sustainable procurement. Dan holds a BSc Environmental Technology, and a MSc Environmental Law.

Rick has 20 years’ experience in the research, development and commercialisation of knowledge automation systems, and has held senior management positions throughout his career. In the past decade, Rick has taken Ditto AI's knowledge management technology from concept to market, including technology development incorporating various methodologies and programming techniques, and all aspects of business strategy and operations.

Rick Turner is Founder and CEO of Ditto AI, a dynamic, innovative AI company at the leading edge of the fourth industrial revolution. With 30 years’ experience in computer programming and AI, Rick is an expert in symbolic artificial intelligence. Rick’s academic background is in linguistics and psychology.

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Waste industry AI: Going circular with the 4th Industrial Revolution

The 4th Industrial Revolution conjures imagery of all kinds of technology adaptations and evolutions; driverless cars, the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) – the last of which underpins many applications in this area.

In this session we will explore some of the ways in which we see AI influencing the waste management industry and how the technology can facilitate a circular economy.


  • Julian Jansen: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Julian Jansen - How is the UK positioned in the context of the global energy storage market?

  • Kate Wild: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Kate Wild - The importance of chemistry for treatment of raw water and effluent

  • Tim Foster: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Tim Foster - Renewable Power Purchase Agreements – Plugging the Risk Gap

  • Scott Edy: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Scott Edy - Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: Fuel - Open to everyone!”

  • Will Richardson: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Will Richardson - Sustainable, Ethical, Profitable Business – What does that mean for you?