IOD Director of the Year Awards

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Philip Roberts profile



Combesgate, Viscose Holdings, Forward Waste Management, TrakCel, MCI Logistics

Philip is non-exec director of several organisations having been a director/business leader for 33 years.   As NED across several businesses Philip brings ideas from one sector that might not otherwise have been considered in a different sector. The NED role also includes influencing/encouraging the Executive Directors to maintain flexibility so that they can respond swiftly to opportunities that technological change presents.

Philip’s current roles include:  Combesgate Ltd (and subsidiaries, MCI Logistics Ltd – Exec Director; Forward Waste Management Ltd – Non-Exec Director; Viscose Holding Ltd – Non-Exec Director; TrakCel Ltd – Non-Exec Director, Catalyst Growth Partners Ltd – Director; Combesgate Ireland Ltd – Director.



Forward Waste Management delivers efficient total waste management solutions specifically within the manufacturing industry. They construct and deliver the most appropriate waste management solutions tailored around specific requirements.