Ann Beavis smiles broadly in a grey suit jacket and pale blue top

Ann Beavis

Head of Sustainable Development,
Crown Workspace (previously Premier Sustain)

Circular Economy Taskforce

Ann Beavis has worked in the environment sector for over 15 years. During this time she has been involved in the development of service innovations across commercial, construction and municipal waste streams.

She has worked as a consultant for Premier Workplace Services to set up Premier Sustain, providing clients with a comprehensive sustainable service for redundant office furniture and information technology equipment focusing on prevention and reuse. Key developments of this are the Renew Centre a commercial office furniture repair, remanufacturing and refurbishment workshop, and the Renew IT service providing sustainable and secure reuse services for IT and AV equipment.

Ann is passionate about the environmental and economic benefits of reuse, which drives her approach to sustainability at Premier Sustain and is aligned with the objectives of Business in the Community’s (BITC) Circular Economy Taskforce to inspire action towards greater circularity.

Ann is a member of the Chartered Institution of Waste Management, a committee member of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management Sustainability Special Interest Group.

About BITC’s Circular Economy Taskforce

Each area of work BITC undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

BITC’s Circular Economy Taskforce brings together a group of senior executives committed to delivering a high impact programme to bring the circular economy to life.

The Taskforce supports BITC’s Environment Leadership Team, who are helping business drive innovation that turns the threats of the climate emergency into opportunity for people and nature.

Find out more about BITC’s work on the environment.