Our People

Claire Walker
Senior Consultant
Claire is an accomplished project manager and technical expert with over 10 years of consultancy and industry experience in waste operations.

Claire is a Senior Consultant with both strong understanding and practical experience of the operational delivery of waste collections, and is a PRINCE2 qualified project manager. She has over 10 years of consultancy and industry-based waste operations experience.

Her background is in waste research, working alongside operations to deliver a wide range of projects; from examining authority waste composition and collection scheme participation to undertaking vehicle design testing. Claire has considerable experience implementing new services having been responsible for round design and implementation for major contract mobilisations.

Recent Experience

Claire’s recent work includes providing support obtaining and analysing contamination data for WRAP, in order to provide contamination rates in collection systems at the point of initial sorting. She also provides technical support for London Borough of Enfield during the implementation of their new kerbside collection service.

Claire’s role in projects is often to provide technical support; managing data collection, liaising with client operational teams and undertaking various analyses, such as analysing weighbridge and tracker data to provide resource utilisation information. She has undertaken such work for a number of local authorities, including Elmbridge, West Sussex and South Lakeland.

Claire has played a key role in LWARB efficiency projects making site visit assessments, critically appraising service information and undertaking high level analysis and modelling using available data in order to contribute to efficiency recommendations. Claire was issued with a performance rating card in April 2013 and has undertaken formal round observations for the London Borough of Enfield using formal work study methods to assess the productivity of Enfield’s collection services.

Career History

Claire joined Eunomia in October 2012, having previously worked for May Gurney as the Research and Planning Manager for Environmental Services. In this role Claire gained a wide range of operational experience, particularly focussed on waste collection logistics and contract mobilisation. She has a BSc (Hons) in Biology with Psychology from Keele University and a MSc in Environmental Assessment and Management from the University of East Anglia.