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David Pietropaoli

Head of Procurement

David is a Chartered Waste Manager with many years of experience in the waste and resource sector gained across local government and private sector consultancy.

His core areas of expertise are public procurement, managing change and delivering efficiency savings in local government, project and programme management.  David is an accredited PRINCE2® and MSP® practitioner and has a deep understanding of the local government decision-making process. He is a creative problem solver with abilities in facilitation and consensus building.


Recent Experience

Since joining Eunomia is September 2014, David has taken a leading role in the provision of technical and procurement support to individual councils and local authority partnerships, using the Competitive Dialogue and Open Procedures.

Before joining Eunomia, he worked at Essex County Council, where he managed a programme of change in the highways and transport services with a savings profile in excess of £10m.

Prior to that he worked at the London Borough of Brent, where he managed an award-winning transformation project to introduce radical changes to the waste and street cleansing services, delivering savings of £2m per annum.  He also managed the successful procurement of the borough’s Public Realm Services Contract through the Competitive Dialogue route, securing a long term solution and delivering savings of £1.3m per annum.


Career History

David was previously a senior consultant for LRS, providing expert technical advice and support to London waste authorities on key aspects of their environmental operations. Examples of support included waste strategy production and policy development, service reviews and options appraisals, and advice on waste technologies.

He also managed research and policy projects for regional and national clients, including GLA, LWARB and WRAP and provided technical support to waste management companies during the bidding activity of major collection and disposal contracts.

In his early career, he worked as a waste management officer at the London Borough of Newham where he gained significant insight of local government policy and service delivery.

David is an Environmental Engineer and he graduated at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.