Entrepreneur and strategist Rod Leefe to help resource efficiency specialist become UK’s most popular compliance provider for FTSE 350 companies.
Rod has over 20 years experience as an entrepreneur and strategist, chairing financial recruitment company Witan Jardine, where he also served as managing director for almost a decade. He also holds a number of non-executive roles and directorships of companies in the recruitment sector.
He will work with Ecosurety founder Steve Clark and other directors to develop the business strategy to deliver smarter compliance solutions for its 1000-plus members via resource reduction, reuse and recycling. Steve will remain on the board, and will be heavily involved in the overall direction of the company.
Rod says, “Ecosurety is a young, ambitious company, with a hugely-talented team. I am looking forward to helping shape the future direction, and enable the company to achieve the ambition of becoming the go-to compliance scheme for larger producers.”
Steve Clark says, “Ecosurety prides itself on excellent service, insight and products for members. We welcome Rod’s vast experience working with high-performing organisations and employees as companies begin to recognise the value of transparent compliance.”
Founded in 2003, Ecosurety is the UK’s leading resource efficiency specialist with end to end services including environmental compliance, training and intelligence reporting. With more than 1,000 customers including The Co-operative Group, Innocent, Virgin Media and Britvic, Ecosurety is leading change in approaches to environmental compliance throughout the UK, driving ever greater efficiencies of resource use.
Committed to reducing the environmental impact of UK businesses while improving performance, Ecosurety is targeting to influence over one million tonnes of waste by 2020.
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