A graduate engineer from the University of British Columbia, Canada, Steve Creed came to the UK in 1979. He progressed through a number of engineering and project management roles, and successfully completed an Open University MBA before being appointed as Managing Director of Stanger Science and Environment, an environment consultancy business that was part of Carillion plc. As Director for the Environment at Carillion he contributed to the development of their approach to sustainable development. During this period he also served on Sir Martin Laing’s “Sustainable Construction Focus Group”.
Steve joined WRAP in February 2002 as Director of Business and Procurement Programmes, with a remit to stimulate growth of the reprocessing sector and procurement of recycled goods and products. He has directed the development and implementation of several of WRAP’s Business Support services, eQuip (a scheme providing RVG’s on recycling assets) and the Materials Pricing Report. He also directed several procurement initiatives including the setting of targets for recycled content in construction projects that has now been adopted by several public and private organisations. He also directed the development of WRAP’s programme to accelerate the growth of the recycling sector and the development of a specific programme for Third Sector enterprises.