Dan Cooke


Dan’s responsibilities include strategy and programmes of sustainability across the resources, waste and water operating
businesses within the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. Recent responsibilities at Viridor include regulatory affairs and strategic
policy response, and previously; political, media and community relations, corporate and development communications,
community consultation and the promotion and marketing of the company’s services and capabilities.

He is currently Chairman of the Welsh Environmental Services Association, Chair of the Chartered Institution of Wastes
Management Communications Committee, a CIWM General Councillor and Exec Committee member, past-chair of the
CIWM South West, and a trustee of the Carymoor Environmental Trust.

Prior to joining Viridor, Dan has worked within the environmental charity and local authority sectors.

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