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Meet the team

Claire Amy

Operations Administrator

Claire joined WKE in the summer of 2023 after relocating to the North East. With...

Michael Yannakoyorgos

CCO

Michael has more than 20 years’ experience in alternative fuels, waste and the waste commodities...

Tony Green

CFO

Tony is an experienced chief financial officer with a history of working in the renewables...

Ian Jones

CEO

Ian was brought onboard at WKE in June 2021 to help steer the company during...

Craig Jones

COO

Craig has nearly 25 years’ experience in the manufacturing and waste management industries. Previous roles...

Christine Wilson

Commercial Manager

Christine has been a waste specialist for more than ten years, joining WKE’s team at...

Rhys Bunker

Financial Controller

Rhys joined the WKE team in early 2022 to support the business’s fast-expanding finance and...

Insights

WKE celebrates new milestone as plant moves to full automation

Automation of the plant in Middlesbrough means it is now operating with greater efficiency and reduced energy consumption, improving the fuel pellet manufacturing process and reducing the need for manual intervention.

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All aboard as WKE launches first international shipment and expands team

The 6200 gross tonne vessel was loaded with more than 7000 tonnes of WKE fuel pellets from WKE’s processing facility at AV Dawson-owned Port of Middlesbrough before setting sail earlier this month.

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WKE in final phase of commissioning for all three lines

plant’s first international shipment, with the 7,000-tonne vessel due to set sail in November.

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WKE update June 2023

From a commercial aspect the interest we’ve got in our product means that for 2024 we could secure our entire volume for the year, profitability.

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