Dr Colin Church, CEO of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3)
United Kingdom

Dr Colin Church is the Chief Executive of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, the global network for the materials cycle based in the UK and a founder-member of FEMS. He is also Chair of the Circular Economy Task Force, a business led group convened by Green Alliance that aims to lead policy discussions with ambitious business thinking. He is a Fellow of IOM3, a Chartered Environmentalist and a Chartered Resource and Waste Manager.

Previously, Colin was the CEO of CIWM, the UK professional body for resources and waste management. Before that, he spent 21 years in the UK Civil Service working in a range of areas including climate change, the theory and practice of regulation, and environmental protection including resource and waste management. He also held several environment-related non-executive roles.


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