The OPRL Team

Jude Allan

Interim Managing Director

Jude Chairs the IOM3 Packaging Group. IOM3 is a leading science and engineering professional body promoting all aspects of the materials cycle. Jude was a packaging technologist before spending 18 years leading production and creative operations at Jones Knowles Ritchie as it grew from a London packaging design agency to a global design business.

Lucie Alvarez

Member Support Executive

Lucie joined OPRL in November 2023 having previously worked for WRAP. With over 10 years of experience in customer service, she will be managing our member comms and will be on hand to help with any member enquiries.

Margaret Bates

Managing Director - Seconded to DEFRA

Margaret joined OPRL in February 2020 from the University of Northampton. Margaret has spent over 30 years in the waste and resources sector and has travelled the world trying to improve standards of resource management globally.

Molly Beck

Project & Member Support Executive

Molly joined OPRL in September 2021, originally as part of the Governments Kickstart Scheme. Molly has since joined the team on a permanent basis as our Project Executive and supports the Member Services teams, as well as being our Audit Admin.

Ian Bush

Financial Planning Director

Ian joined OPRL in March 2022 to help drive new business opportunities. Ian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and has spent the last 20 years launching, growing and selling several new businesses.

Fiona Clougherty

Head of Marketing & Sales

Fiona joined OPRL in October 2019 as Marketing and Sales Manager with over 20 years marketing experience across Financial Services, Telecoms and Not-for-Profit organisations. Her role is lead the Marketing and Sales function at OPRL promoting and recruiting new members to the scheme.

Linda Fell

PA & Board Secretary

Linda has been working for OPRL since February 2019 as Board Secretary, and PA to the Chair and Managing Director. Linda previously worked at WRAP for 14 years as PA to Phillip Ward, and former CEO Liz Goodwin.

Emily Gardiner

Account Executive

Emily has been providing support to OPRL members since 2017. She officially joined the OPRL team in September 2019, having previously worked at WRAP for over 12 years. Emily now manages the compliance audits, provides technical advice to the Member Support Team and assists with account management requirements.

Alice Harlock

Director of Technical and Member Services

Alice has worked for OPRL since 2014 and leads on membership support. Alice started her career at HDRA as part of the Sustainable Waste Team. She moved to WRAP in 2005 to continue work on consumer communications through the Home Composting Programme, Recycle Now and Recycle for London campaigns.

Holley Hewitt

Sales and Marketing Executive

Holley joined OPRL in November 2021 as the Sales and Marketing Executive with over 10 years of Sales experience and 5 years of experience in Marketing within Electronics, Manufacturing, and Environmental Services. Her role supports prospective members with insights, promotes our services, and with the growth of new members.

Adam Sayward

Member Engagement Manager

Adam joined OPRL in November 2023 as the Member Engagement Manager with a focus on our Major Brands and Retailers. Adam’s role is to support our members and ensure they are fully utilising their membership. Adam’s background is in Project and Event Management within the Charitable and Public sectors.

Jenni Wirtz

Marketing Executive

Jenni joined OPRL in November 2022 and has more than 10 years experience working in marketing. She is a strong marketing professional with a Bachelor's Degree focused in Communication and Media Studies.

Rebecca Wormleighton

Head of Projects and Innovations

Rebecca joined OPRL in March 2023 to support the delivery of existing projects and to identity and delivery new initiatives. She is a Prince2 qualified project manager with experience in complex project delivery and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

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