Meet the Team!

We are a dynamic, friendly and flexible team who are on hand to respond to your waste and resource management needs. We have a vast amount of experience in the sector and offer the widest range of waste management and environmental services available.

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Paul Frith
Managing Director

Paul set up Frith Resource Management in 2008 following a career in technical services and consultancy for waste and carbon management since 1997. He is an expert Waste Manager with a reputation as a leading consultant in the field of waste and resource management. He is also the Chair of the Midlands centre of CIWM. Paul has a vast amount of experience of delivering international projects and has recently completed projects in South Africa, India, Indonesia, Cyprus, Australia and Malta. Paul has worked with over forty local authorities, county councils and waste partnerships on service reviews, efficiencies for collection services, recycling and treatment, options appraisals and innovation.

In his spare time Paul enjoys going skiing with his family, he is a strong skier but his son’s desire to ski down the black slope causes ‘issues’ with phobia of heights. He also enjoys running he has completed a marathon and a number of half marathons– an amazing achievement! Paul is also a singer song writer and enjoys having many a jamming session at local pubs!

Andrew Howe
Technical Director

Andrew is an experienced chartered engineer and environmental professional with over 30 years’ experience in consultancy providing civil engineering and waste management expertise. Andrew has significant experience in public sector procurement of waste management services and implementing waste management strategies. He also specialises in the design, preparation and supervision of construction contracts.

Andrew is a visual artist with a practice in paintings, drawing, photography, books and digital media. Andrew’s art work is inspired by walking to explore the interaction between people and places. He helps to put creativity in the heart of environmental actions.

Cherie Whiteman
Project and Business Development Manager

Cherie has over 20 years’ experience in environmental consultancy, specifically with regards to waste, water and energy management. Cherie’s key experience is in the provision of technical support to the public and private sector for waste management and waste treatment services. Her skills include the delivery of technical options appraisals, detailed waste flow and cost modelling, and the development of new markets for recyclates. Her role at FRM is to manage project delivery and outputs to ensure that deadlines are being met.

Cherie is a star baker and often volunteers her baking skills at a working museum. She enjoys the challenge of creating spectacular birthday cakes for her two little girls, her most recent creation is a teddy bears picnic cake. Cherie loves a bit of DIY and is often upcycling furniture.

Julieanna Powell-Turner
Sustainability Director

Julieanna is a knowledgeable academic and researcher with over 18 years UK and overseas experience. Her expertise is in environmental sustainability and in particular the circular economy. The aim of her work is to investigate and advance early stage innovative ideas and, reduce the likelihood and/or the impact of supply disruptions to business through risk identification (disruptions), assessment (occurrence and impact), action (strategy and mitigation) and monitoring (reduce risk). Julieanna has also worked at Cranfield University since 2006, as Head of Department, Senior Lecturer and Course Director teaching and supporting PhD and MSc students. She has extensive experience with the UK MOD and previous work within local government around waste strategy and delivery. She has further experience as a Lead Auditor for ISO 14001 and OHSAS 1800.

Julieanna enjoys nothing more than taking her Airedale Terrier for a walk in the countryside. He is a fun-loving dog who guards the brood of hens. Julieanna is slowly expanding her smallholding and wants to someday have a fully sustainable life and ‘live off the land’

Jo Frith
Marketing and Business Development Executive

Jo has 20 years’ experience in the media sector and in recent years the environment sector. She brings her experience from running her marketing and PR company to support the development of both Frith Resource Management and sister company Credibly Green. She is also a breakfast presenter on Free Radio for the Midlands and Shropshire.

Jo is a superwoman, she wakes up at 4am to wake up the Midlands and Shropshire on Free Radio. She also enjoys performing arts and recently starred in Wolverhampton’s pantomime ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. In her free time, she enjoys spinning and hosting dinner parties.

Leanne Trow
Environmental Consultant

Leanne is a recent Environmental Geoscience graduate and is the newest member of the team she joined FRM in 2016. She is a Graduate member of The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). Her role in FRM involves analysis of data, modelling, survey and research work and report writing. She is continually researching waste and resource management, contributing to a range of Local Authority based project works and developing a thorough understanding of waste treatment technologies. Leanne is also involved in Credibly Green, an environmental reporting initiative of Frith Resource Management. This includes project management, liaising with customers, marketing and networking with players from a wide range of industries. Leanne also maintains FRM’s Quality (ISO9001) and Environmental Management (ISO14001) Systems.

You will find Leanne at the gym at the crack of dawn. She particularly enjoys throwing a kettle bell around. She also loves walking and enjoys climbing mountains in the Welsh hills. She has recently climbed Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen Y Fan.