Our Reference Group


The Fund is managed by Groundwork UK with guidance from an independently controlled Reference Group. The Group has members representing:

· Western Riverside Waste Authority
· Groundwork UK
· plus 2 independent members, one of whom chairs the group

Peter Ramage
Peter has recently joined the Reference Group as chair. He is a professional waste manager, and currently provides consultation services to the waste and resource management industry and local government bodies. He has strong links to all of the boroughs covered by the Western Riverside Environmental Fund, and is a board member of two charities in the area.

Mark Broxup / Sharon Ross
Mark and Sharon are the General & Deputy Manager of the Western Riverside Waste Authority. They both have extensive experience in the waste management industry and are enthusiastic about the potential of the fund and the improvements it can bring to the environment.

Melanie Oxley

Melanie is an ecologist and environmental campaigner who has worked for the London Wildlife Trust. She is conversant with the grant-making process. She is a freelance writer for The Ecology Consultancy and holds a number of voluntary roles with not-for-profit and statutory groups.

John Smith
John is a member of the Board of Trustees for Groundwork London. John works as an economic consultant specialising in regulation, governance structures and infrastructure financing. He has a background in central government, regulated utilities and environmental protection

Groundwork London and the Reference Group may also seek advice on your application from the Landfill Operators who contribute to the fund and from your Local Authority.

For more information please contact us:
Western Riverside Environmental Fund
12 Baron Street, London, N1 9LL
Tel: 020 7239 1292, Email: londonprogrammes@groundwork.org.uk
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