maderne

Our Mission

To support businesses in the waste and recycling industries through knowledge and expertise to grow and prosper.

Large or small, we can help to support your business through trouble-shooting, consultancy, training, tendering, commercial advice, project management or interim management. We have vast experience of managing business as usual and implementing new ways of working. You get the knowledge and experience of a senior executive or subject matter expert without the financial commitment of a full-time employee.

Our Values

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Troubleshooter
If your business is not doing as well as you would like, we can explore your options with you and make the necessary changes to put things back on the right path in a non-judgmental manner. We work with you to identify the issues and blockers and how best to work around them to get your business back on the right track for sustainable progress.
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Expertise
Acquiring a new waste or recycling business and need someone to go and turn over the stones so you can understand exactly how it’s operating? Looking for insights into your own business? Complementing traditional due diligence, our years of practical experience allow us to get under the skin of the organisation, understanding culture and behaviours, practical operational matters, process and performance.
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Experience
Whether turning around a business from a significant loss-maker to profit, negotiating with the Regulators, restructuring to improve performance or getting stuck into the day-to-day, we’ve probably done it before! And if we haven’t, we’ll know someone who has and we can supply professionals to cover many facets of your business.
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Integrity
We operate a ‘strictly no bull’ policy and guarantee that all our dealings will be conducted with the greatest integrity. We pride ourselves on our honesty and discretion with non-disclosure clauses as standard. If there is a potential conflict of interest, for example during a tender process, we will suggest an alternative for you. Your successful business is our successful business as all of our satisfied clients will attest.

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The Team

Clair Thomas, Managing Director

Clair heads up the business and identifies who would be appropriate for the task, whilst being very hands-on. She specialises in the waste and resource management industry, having spent almost 20 years working in roles from business development through to operational and general management. A Chartered Waste and Resource Manager, Clair is also a Technical Member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety & Health) and holds an Honours degree in Business with Systems Practice.

The rest of the team…

Maderne will only work with proven specialists who are trusted to reflect the highest levels of integrity and provide an outstanding service to all clients. Their skills include:
Coaching and mentoring – helping you to identify and achieve your goals; Competent persons for the thorough examination of plant and equipment under PUWER and LOLER regulations; Plant and equipment trainers – to train your workforce to the highest possible standards.