Dan Cooke in white shirt and grey tie smiles off camera.

Dan Cooke

Group Head of Sustainability, Pennon

Circular Economy Taskforce
South West Leadership Board

An experienced environmental and communications professional, Dan’s responsibilities include strategy and programmes of sustainability across the resources, waste and water operating businesses within the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. 

Recent responsibilities at Viridor include regulatory affairs and strategic policy response, and previously; political, media and community relations, corporate and development communications, community consultation and the promotion and marketing of the company’s services and capabilities. 

He is Chairman of the Welsh Environmental Services Association, Chair of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management Communications Committee, a CIWM General Councillor and Exec Committee member, past-chair of the CIWM South West, and a trustee of the Carymoor Environmental Trust. 

Prior to joining Viridor, Dan has worked within the environmental charity and local authority sectors. 

About Business in the Community’s Circular Economy Taskforce

Each area of work Business in the Community (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.