Meet the team

Leadership Team

As a 3rd generation family run business, the leadership team are passionate about delivering success both financially and environmentally. With a wealth of combined experience and an innovative approach, the team are focused on developing Cawleys’ status as a market leading sustainable business.

Jon Cawley, Chairman

From traditional methods of waste disposal to environmental resource management, Jon’s expertise and strategic leadership underpins the experience and innovation provided by Cawleys.

Phil Gudgeon, Managing Director

With his roots in waste management and collection, Phil is ideally placed to lead the Cawleys team. Phil’s combined waste management and logistics expertise means our fleet of vehicles and team of drivers deliver the customer experience that’s second to none, each and every time.

Anna Cawley, Director of Customer Service

A third-generation member of the Cawley family, Anna has been part of the family business for over 15 years. With a new Customer Service Strategy developed and implemented in 2018, Anna ensures that our high standards of service delivery and company-wide customer service remain the focus of the business.

Simon Platt, Director of Finance

At the financial helm of the business is Simon Platt. Simon, who joined Cawleys in 2011 has extensive experience in the finance sector, including twelve years at Iron Mountain Europe where he managed annual revenues in excess of $3 billion. More recently Simon spent two years with waste management group Reconomy. This combined experience makes Simon the top man for the job as Cawleys’ Financial Director.