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Jeremy Jacobs
Board member

Jeremy Jacobs

Technical Director, REA

Currently, Jeremy holds the title of Technical Director for the REA and heads up the Organics Recycling Group, one of the 12 sector groups within the REA.

Prior to the merger of Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) and the REA, Jeremy was the Managing Director for the AfOR, previously known as the Composting Association, which was founded in 1994

Jeremy gained extensive technical and operational knowledge of running commercial biowaste operations, and worked in the organics recycling industry for 20 years. Jeremy gained a detailed understanding of biowaste management within the UK and managed a number of biowaste facilities in England and Australia.

The current role within the REA is cross cutting with the Biogas working group and covers a diverse array of issues from regulatory compliance, permitting regulations and landspreading-related issues.

Previous to his current role within the field of organics recycling, Jeremy ran his own mushroom composting and commercial mushroom growing business in Cambridgeshire and the south east of England.