Our dedicated specialists provide expert advice to operators, developers and investors on the sale, acquisition, disposal and valuation of these niche assets.
We understand the complexities of the Waste, Energy & Minerals sectors, how they interact with traditional property markets and the best approach to extract the premium value for your business. We are one of the few dedicated specialist Waste, Energy and Minerals teams in the property market and offer bespoke service lines that provide our clients with a strategic advantage, complementing our traditional product offering.
The cost benefits of diverting waste away from landfill, together with income generated by the sale of recyclates and energy, make waste an attractive sector for investment. Colliers International provides a focused strategy for the waste management sector covering: Mass burn waste-to-energy; landfills; landfill gas to energy; inert/aggregate recycling plants; scrap yards; anaerobic digestion; waste transfer stations; material recycling facilities; mechanical biological treatment plants; civic amenity sites; composting; gasification
Key factors for growth in the waste sector include: legislation, value, energy and fiscal drivers.
The renewable energy sector is becoming less alternative, creating a more secure and self-sufficient income stream. Colliers International provides a focused strategy for the energy sector covering: Mass burn waste-to-energy; landfill gas to energy anaerobic digestion; pyrolysis; gasification; solar; hydro; autoclave; wind; standby power.
Key factors for growth in the energy sector include: fiscal incentives, economic forces and green credentials.
The UK is an important producer of a range of minerals consumed in many sectors of the economy, providing positive long term development prospects. Colliers International provides a focused strategy for the mineral sector covering: Sand and gravel pits; dimension stone operations; industrial minerals; brickworks; cement works; hard rock quarries; secondary aggregates; concrete blanching plants; tarmac coating plants; wharves.
Key factors for growth in the minerals sector include: market, economy, future realization.
Head of Waste, Energy & Minerals | Natural Resources
I have specialised in the niche sectors of waste, minerals and energy during my career which has experienced many changes over the last 20 years. I joined Colliers International in 2014 and now head the Waste, Energy and Minerals Department. As one of the market leaders my team provides joined up thinking for these niche markets with a variety of work covered including specialist valuation advice for loan security, compulsory purchase and company accounts, royalty/rent reviews, business rate guidance, complex due diligence, LPA insolvency solutions, acquisitions and disposals of vacant properties and trading entities, co-ordinating estate restructuring, asset repositioning together with the development of investment opportunities in his core niche sectors to the alternative investment market using Colliers International global platform.
I joined Colliers International in October 2014 providing specialist advice in the niche waste, energy and mineral sectors throughout the UK and internationally. I specialise in providing valuation, agency, landlord & tenant and estate management advice.
I started my career in commercial property practice gaining broad property experience working in retail agency; lease consultancy and valuation concentrating predominantly in London and the South East. I then focused my career on the specialist waste, energy and minerals sector developing my skills and experience.
Valuation experience includes loan security valuation for banks (including corporate recovery work), investment funds and a wide variety of operators; accounting valuations for occupiers, funds and Local Authorities; along with strategic property advice for occupiers, investors and banks.
I have been instrumental in growing the agency service at Colliers International for waste, energy and mineral related assets. Working on behalf of Landlords and Occupiers providing acquisition and disposal advice for properties and businesses. Utilising innovative marketing tools and good working relationships with the trade journals ensure market exposure.
Landlord and Tenant instructions include rent reviews, lease renewals and providing initial lease advice for specialist properties where the deal structure can be complex.
In addition, I sit on the RICS Environment & Resources Professional Group Board, where I am involved in the preparation of professional guidance and information papers, reviewing and responding to consultation papers and draft legislation, advising on relevant professional standards and the promotion of professional work and interest of the Board in the sector.