Bernie specialises in circular economy market research and analysis. He has worked extensively with commercial clients including John Lewis, AkzoNobel, Tesco and Palm Recycling and with public and third sector organisations such as WRAP, Zero Waste Scotland and SATCoL.


Bernie has over 15 years’ experience in in consultancy, industry and government. He is a PRINCE2 project manager focussed on compiling evidence, identifying feasibility options, developing value propositions and business cases and providing business support for pilot circular businesses and technologies. He led the development of decision-support and impact monitoring tools and the management of the Governments’ edoc waste transfer platform.

Bernie joined Resource Futures in 2013 from ERM, where he conducted a range of product life cycle assessment (LCA) studies with manufacturers, retailers and for government organisations. He also has a regulatory background within the Waste Policy team at the Environment Agency and is experienced at appraising development and policy options in terms of system financial costs, carbon and social impacts. His expertise includes:

  • Market research and analysis
  • Data collection and modelling
  • Options appraisal and assessment of waste and recycling technologies
  • Business model development/business case
  • Life cycle carbon and LCA
  • Software and tool development
  • Project management (PRINCE2 Practitioner)