Margaret Bates, OPRL
Margaret Bates
Executive Director
OPRL

Margaret Bates joined OPRL in 2020, previously she was Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management at the University of Northampton where she still has a visiting role.  She has been involved in wastes management for over 30 years and undertook her PhD on landfill microbiology.  She is a Chartered Waste Manager, an International Wastes Manager, a Chartered Environmentalist and a Fellow of IOM3.  Margaret has travelled the world looking at waste issues and has advised governments, businesses and NGO on sustainable resource and waste management.