Environmental biotechnology company Advetec has made two high-profile senior hires within the business’s ambitious plans for growth. Dr Stephen Wise joins the continuing business as Chief Product Officer after 3 years with independent environment and management consultants, Ceres Lee and EMC Knott joins as Chief Commercial Officer from energy and sustainability consultancy, Inenco Group.
Both can help the business enterprise to showcase its unique in-vessel aerobic solution for the treating mixed residual waste in the meals, retail, entertainment, leisure and healthcare sectors in addition to forge new collaborative relationships with other waste facilities and handlers management operators.
With an easy experience and knowledge of waste treatment and the way the waste management chain operates, Dr Wise will undoubtedly be instrumental in assisting Advetec support clients with the cost-effective reduced amount of waste delivered to landfill and improved environmental performance.
Dr Wise has already established an illustrious career in the waste and renewables sector up to now. He has delivered a lot more than £500m of waste treatment infrastructure for both public and private sectors while doing work for a number of the UK’s largest waste management companies, utilities consultancies and firms.
He could be also a board member for the Industrial Biotechnology and Innovation Centre (IBioIC) and the Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland (Cre), in addition to an industrial panel advisor to Cranfield University and a dynamic person in CIWM.
Talking about his new role, Dr Stephen Wise said: “Advetec’s technology is ground-breaking. The mix of smart biotech and technology is dynamic and with the capacity of achieving game-changing benefits for clients. I anticipate working closely with the united team to play our part in assisting create a better, more sustainable planet.”
Lee Knott has year background in technology in addition to vast connection with sales and marketing a 20, having held a genuine amount of director-level positions. To joining Advetec prior, Lee led Inenco Group’s transition to a  become; full energy consultancy and contains considerable expertise in sustainable carbon and strategies footprint reduction.
As Chief Commercial Officer, Lee is charged with  now;accelerating Advetec’s growth, expanding market reach and helping customers achieve their sustainability and commercial goals.
He said: “Despite increased awareness and changes to waste management processes – the country still sends a lot more than 26million tonnes of waste to be buried or burned. Education and innovation over the whole supply chain are in the center of affecting positive change and I’m eager drive another stage in Advetec’s evolution and the sector’s carbon reduction efforts.”
Jim Lovett, CEO of Advetec concluded: “ Having now secured second round funding, we’ve an exciting possibility to scale-up and expand our presence in key markets in addition to with important stakeholders along with other waste handlers on the market. With the expertise and insights of both Lee and Stephen we are able to help customers take confident steps toward net zero carbon and zero to landfill.”
FMJ will undoubtedly be hosting a webinar with Advetec in November to go over ways biotechnology is helping FMs achieve their sustainability goals and reduce waste.