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Ellgia Strengthens its team with Strategic Appointments

The team at Ellgia are building on their success with key appointments across the business. They have recently recruited Adrian Smith for Head of Operations at Scunthorpe

, Mark Goodchild as General Manager for Southern Operations, David Chamberlain as Head of Marketing & New Business Development, Tony Steventon and Christine Heaver.

Adrian Smith

Adrian joins with a wealth of experience in Senior Management, Operational Delivery, Waste Processing and Fuel Production. He has spent a number of years within Suez in the role of Production Manager delivering 120k tpa of SRF per annum and has spent time running the PFI contract for Biffa in Leicester incorporating both the collection and waste processing businesses. Of late Adrian was the Operations Director for the significant processing and production of SRF at Mid UK.

Jack Lavington Operations Director For Ellgia said:

It’s great that Adrian has decided to join The Ellgia team in Scunthorpe, the Team have done an amazing job in helping transition the business from transfer station to waste processors to product manufacturers. It is all credit to their commitment, dedication and work ethic that we’ve been able to transition so quickly.  It is now absolutely the right time to complement those efforts with the additional skill and expertise that Adrian will undoubtedly bring allowing us to continually develop not only our operational capabilities but also our efficiency and ability to deliver the next stage of our sites evolution.

Ellgia has very quickly become one of the most recognised forces within the recycling community, particularly in the regions of the East of England, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. I’m extremely excited to have been given the opportunity to join the business in a time of significant growth and transformational change. I’m looking forward to working with the already fantastic Team of people at our main processing site in Scunthorpe and with my expertise help to build on the great work that has already been undertaken.

Adrian Smith,

Head of Operations

David Chamberlain Ellgia

David Chamberlain joins Ellgia having worked on a consultative basis for the past 12 months. Through his hard work, passion for the Business and perseverance he has made a significant contribution not only on the Businesses brand recognition & marketing position but also on the development of new working relationships between key regional partners along with forging strong partnerships with new customers across the entire Ellgia Business.

David has a wealth of experience in marketing, graphic & digital design and social media having run his own Business Origin8 Limited for the past 23 years.

Having had the opportunity to work on a consultancy basis for Ellgia over the past 12 months, in developing its brand recognition and building NEW and exciting Business Partnerships I’m now extremely excited to now be joining the business in a full-time capacity.

What the last 12 months have demonstrated to myself is that Ellgia as a business will not accept second best, the attitude and aptitude to grow the business from top to bottom is of a Business much bigger than it currently is. The challenge for me is to make sure that we reach the heights we aspire to and I’m very much looking forward to meeting that challenge head on.’

David Chamberlain,

Head of Marketing & New Business Development



We are delighted that David has decided to join Ellgia on a permanent basis and look forward to him continuing the fantastic work that he and the rest of the Team have already delivered. 
We’ve a huge appetite to grow the business and its capabilities and David’s role is an integral part of those ambitions and to build on the incredible growth we have already enjoyed over the past 7 years.”


Jack Lavington,

Operations Director

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