Founded in Beauparc, Co Meath, in 1990, Beauparc has greatly expanded and diversified over the last 30 years. Starting out with a team of just two people, Beauparc now employs over 3,000 employees.
Our once fledgling company now supplies utilities to homes, businesses and communities and oversees facilities all across Ireland, the UK and internationally.
Our first primary business consisted of the Panda division. Over the intervening years, Panda expanded from a local recycling service into Ireland’s leading commercial and domestic waste management company.
In 2011, we opened our state of the art material recovery facility and the following year, In 2012, we expanded into Commercial Vehicle Testing services and fleet management with Spanners Limited.
Following that, in 2015, Beauparc launched one of its most exciting ventures to date with Panda Power Limited.
"We started with 2.
Now employing over 3,000"
Positioning itself as one of Ireland’s leading suppliers of renewable energy, Panda Power provides homes and businesses with energy derived from 100% renewable resources.
In 2016, we acquired Ireland’s second large waste company, Greenstar. Greenstar now processes over 530,000 tonnes of waste every year.
That same year also saw Beauparc’s first move into the UK when Newearth - one of the UK’S leading waste treatment specialists - became part of the Beauparc family.
2017, Beauparc further enhanced its position in the green energy industry with the acquisition of Bioverda. Operating at over twenty landfill sites across Ireland, Bioverda generates electricity through the extraction of methane gas through landfill.
That same year we continued our strategic expansion into the UK market with our acquisition of WSR Recycling. Based in North West England, WSR Recycling is a leading waste management, recycling and resource recovery business.
2018 saw the acquisition of Scotwaste, Scotland's leading integrated skip hire and waste management business. Littleton Composting facility in Tipperary, Ireland, also joined the group in 2018. As did Renes, a diverse collection and recovery business based in The Netherlands.
Beauparc acquired Mid-UK Recycling in 2019, a waste management company with a proven record of working with businesses and local authorities to achieve a genuine 100% landfill diversion. Wers Waste was acquired this same year, a Connacht-based waste management service company.
In 2020, LSS Waste, a Yorkshire-based waste management company with 36 years of experience joined the Beauparc group. This facility processes 350,000 tonnes of waste annually.
2021 saw the acquisition of JWS Waste Management, a Salford-based material recovery facility processing 375,000 tonnes of commercial and construction waste annually.
Beauparc launched Irish Plastic Manufacturing (IPM) to initially process up to 15,000 tonnes of plastic per annum. £30 million was invested into a new material recycling facility in Barkston, near Grantham in 2021. This became fully operational in April 2021 along with a newly equipped facility in Leicestershire which began processing waste in February 2021.
Monaghan based waste management firm Exomax joined the Beauparc group in October 2021. The firm includes the McElvaney's Waste & Recycling, Ace Environmental and Ecological brands. The business provides a waste and recycling service to household and commerical customers throughout the counties of Monaghan, Cavan and Louth and operates five recycling centres on behalf of local authorities in those areas.
B&M Waste was acquired in 2022, providing recycling-led waste management solutions to over 8,500 businesses across the UK. This acquisition has greatly expanded Beauparc’s portfolio in the UK.
Beauparc is owned by funds managed by Macquarie Asset Management including Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6, via its Luxembourg platform. Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 is a long-term infrastructure fund managed by the asset management arm of Macquarie Group. For more information, please visit www.macquarie.com.
To build better businesses through creative innovation, clear vision,
and a commitment to sustainability. As we continue to expand and grow, Beauparc remains firmly committed to delivering efficient and renewable utility and energy solutions.
A Team of
Leaders & Creators
Chief Executive Officer
Brian joined Panda in 2005 as Managing Director, having held the role of Operations Director at a leading Irish company. Appointed to the role of Beauparc Group CEO in 2019, Brian has been instrumental in building a strong management team along with the successful integration of multiple acquisitions.
Richard joined Beauparc in March 2017 and has the overall responsibility of managing the groups legal and compliance department. Richard also assists in Beauparc’s company secretarial requirements and advises on Beauparc’s corporate strategy and affairs. As a qualified solicitor, before joining Beauparc, Richard previously worked as senior legal advisor for a FTSE 250 Company.
Director Renewable Energy (UK)
Chris joined Beauparc in 2019 after originally founding Mid UK Recycling in 1997. He holds a BS~ (Hons) and MSc in Business Management.
Group Operations Director
Brian was appointed Group Operations Director in 2023, accountable for the successful management for the end-to-end waste management value chain, encompassing all processing activities, fleet management and plant management across the Group. Brian joined the business in 2010 as Head of Maintenance for Panda. With over 25 years’ experience within fleet and plant operations in senior management and MD roles, Brian has been instrumental in the growth and expansion of the group over the years.
Managing Director Processing and Recycling Ireland
Appointed Group Insurance & Claims Manager of the Panda Group in February 2016, Peter has built good relations in the insurance industry in both the U.K and Ireland based on a self-insurance model. He has over 10 years’ experience in Operational Management field with 6 years in senior management positions. He is a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and has a BA in Accounting and Finance.
Group Finance Manager
In 2017, Aonghus was appointed Finance Manager responsible for Management reporting, Systems, Operational Support. Since joining Panda in March 2012, Aonghus has worked with Senior Management through strong development and growth phases of the Group. He has over 22 years’ experience in the accountancy field with 15 years in senior management positions. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA), and has Diploma in Business Studies.
Head of Group Accounting
Appointed to her current role in charge of Financial Reporting, Audit and Compliance at Beauparc in 2016, Elaine joined Starrus Eco Holdings Limited in 2014 as Group Financial Controller. Elaine previously worked as Interim Group Finance Manager in UDG Healthcare plc and held various positions in Finance, Corporate Finance and Treasury in NTR plc. Elaine trained as a Chartered Accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and has a Masters in Accounting from Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business (UCD).
Derek was appointed Group Commercial Director in 2023, accountable for all current and future commercial customers sales and collections activities across the Group. Derek joined the Group as Commercial Director of Panda in 2014. With has over 19 years experience in commercial sales within the waste industry, Derek holds a master's degree in business management from the Irish Marketing Institute.
IPR Operations Director
Appointed Director in December 2016, Agnieszka joined Irish Packaging Recycling in March 2011. Whilst managing the IPR position within the recyclables market, Agnieszka is also responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the business are running in the most effective and efficient way. Agnieszka has over 10 years’ experience in recycling management and holds an honours degree in Business Management and Human Resources.
Processing Operations Manager
Appointed Processing Operations Manager for the Group in 2015, Kieran joined Panda in 2002 as site supervisor before progressing to Facilities Manager in 2005. He has worked with Senior Management through strong development and growth phases of the Group. Kieran has over 25 years’ experience in site management, with 15 specifically managing waste and recycling facilities. Kieran holds a FETAC qualification in Waste Management.
Commercial Operations Manager
Appointed Commercial Operations Manager of the Group in 2010, Chris joined Panda in 2007. Over the course of his employment, he has progressed from managing 8 trucks to a fleet of 86 trucks and has overseen the growth of his directly employed staff numbers from 14 to 202. Chris was wholly responsible for the merging of routes across the fleet which resulted in a combined savings of €1.6 million over the last two years. He has over 14 years experience in the Transport/operations field with 10 years in the waste sector.
MRF General Manager
Liam joined the Panda Group in January 2012 as Plant Manager of the largest Mixed Dry Recycling facility in Ireland. Prior to this, Liam spent 2 years as a Health and Safety manager with a large paper product manufacturer and 6 years as a Project Manager in the construction sector. He is Chartered Manufacturing Engineer (CEng), graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology (Bolton Street) and a member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland (IEI).
Communications and Marketing Manager
Appointed to her current position in 2017, Katie transferred to Panda Power in 2016 as their Marketing Executive after joining the group in 2014. Prior to her 7 years’ experience in the utility industry, Katie held a position within the production department of Setanta Sports. Katie holds a BA in Journalism and Visual Media and in 2015 was awarded a First-Class Honours MBA specialising in Marketing and Project Management.
Head of IT
Appointed Head of IT in 2012, Paul has worked with Senior Management through strong development and growth phases of the Group. He has over 18 years’ experience in the IT field with 9 years in senior management positions. Strong business development professional with an Honours Degree in Computer Science and Certificate in Advanced Networking and Cloud Technologies, experienced in both the hardware and software development fields.
Head of Environmental Affairs
Appointed Head of Environmental Affairs in 2016, David joined Panda in 2006 as Environmental Officer for our facility in Slane, Co. Meath. In his current role, David is responsible for the environmental responsibility and compliance of over 20 sites in both Ireland and the UK. David holds an honours degree in Environmental Science and Technology.
Director of Sustainability
David was appointed Renewable Energy Director in September 2017. David’s primary professional interests are in sustainability, contaminated land, air pollution control, waste recovery and renewable energy. He has 21 years of experience in Environmental Management Roles. David is a regular contributor to the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland and chairs the alternative fuels sub-group of the Cement Manufacturers Association of Ireland. David holds two degrees in Environmental Sciences.
In 2001, on the original Beauparc site in Slane, Co. Meath we began the development of our first EPA licensed facility which mainly processed C&D and C&I materials. In the following years this site has expanded greatly and remains a pivotal location for our SRF recovery.
2006 – Cappagh In 2006, Beauparc acquired its Cappagh base in Finglas, Dublin 11. This became Beauparc’s first waste management facility which today has expanded to process commercial baling of cardboard and plastics and the transfer of organics, DMR and MSW.
In 2007, Panda acquired Irish Packaging Recycling (IPR) from Smurfit Kappa. IPR’S services include the collection, sorting, baling and resale of multiple dry recyclable waste materials.MORE INFO
Entered Domestic Market
In this same year, Panda continued its expansion into household waste collection with wheelie bin collections in Dublin, as well as in Louth and Meath.MORE INFO
A1 Skip Hire
In 2010, Beauparc acquired A1 Skips. A1 Skips provides skip collection services to domestic and commercial customers across Dublin.MORE INFO
DLR Collection Service
In this same year, Beauparc win the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCC) domestic collection business of 18,000 customers.MORE INFO
Material Recovery Facility
In 2011, Beauparc opened its state of the art material recovery facility (MRF) in Dublin. This facility sorts dry mixed recyclables from various sources and bales for export.
Fingal County Council
In 2011, Panda acquired the 55,000 domestic customers and 600 domestic customers of Fingal County Council.MORE INFO
That same year, Beauparc also acquired the collection business of Greenclean Waste Management.
In 2012, Beauparc established Spanners Limited. Originally acquired to provide servicing and maintenance to Panda’s vehicle fleets, Spanners now offers its services to a wide variety of customers.MORE INFO
New Earth Solutions
In 2016, Panda acquired New Earth Solutions - a UK based waste processing company. New Earth Solutions provides sustainable waste treatment services to a variety of local authority and commercial customers.MORE INFO
In the same year, Beauparc also acquired Ireland’s second largest waste company, Greenstar providing residential waste collection service to customers across 9 counties.MORE INFO
In 2017, Beauparc acquired electricity producer, Bioverda Power Systems. Bioverda – formerly Irish Power Systems - extracts methane gas from landfill sites and generates electricity for resale to electricity providers.MORE INFO
Acquired by Beauparc in 2017, WSR Recycling is a leading waste management, recycling and resource recovery business based in North West England.MORE INFO
In 2018, Beauparc acquired Scotwaste. Based in Scotland, Scotwaste is a leading integrated skip hire and waste management business. Their recycling centre is based in West Lothian, serving customers in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Livingston and throughout central Scotland.MORE INFO
In June 2018, Beauparc acquired Littleton Composting Ltd in Tipperary. Littleton Composting is the biggest in-vessel composting facility in the Republic of Ireland, processing 45,000 tonnes per annum.
Renes joined the group in October 2018. Based in Rotterdam, Renes is a modern innovative recycling company specialising in commercial refuse, AGF, plastic and paper recycling, security shredding, data destruction and archive storage.MORE INFO
In November 2018, we confirmed the aquisition of AWM. AWM are a Yorkshire based waste management business that provide commercial recycling, waste disposal, collection, treatment and re-usable energy manufacturing services to clients throughout the UK.MORE INFO
In 2018, Beauparc acquired Future Street, a distributor for Big Belly Smart Waste. Communities in 50+ countries deploy Bigbelly’s suite of smart, sensor-equipped waste stations.MORE INFO
Acquired by Beauparc in 2019, Mid-UK Recycling are a leading waste management company with a proven record of working with businesses and local authorities to achieve a genuine 100% landfill diversion.MORE INFO
In August, 2019, Beauparc acquired WERS Waste. WERS Waste offers a wide range of services including domestic and commercial waste collection, recycling, compost and environmental services to over 30,000 customers across Connaught.MORE INFO
LSS Waste Management
Beauparc acquired LSS Waste Management in September 2020. LSS has served customers throughout West Yorkshire for over 36 years, providing them with a total waste management solution. Situated from the south Leeds base, they supply skips, mobile compaction and nationwide hire services to domestic and commercial customers alike. With a workforce of circa 100, the facility is permitted to process 350,000 tonnes of waste annually and has offtake arrangements for refuse derived fuel throughout the UK and Europe.MORE INFO
JWS Waste Management
Beauparc acquired JWS Waste Management in 2021. Formed in 1983 and independently owned since, JWS operate from a Salford-based material recovery facility (MRF). The MRF is permitted to accept 375,000 tonnes of waste annually and has commercial offtake arrangements for refuse derived fuel (RDF) throughout the UK. JWS operate in both the Commercial (C&I) and Construction (C&D) sectors, providing customers with a full range of services including skips, rollonoff’s, mobile compaction, hazardous waste and offering third-party waste disposal. The business also provides a full range of disposal recovery options to customers, including general waste, healthcare waste and recyclate recovery.MORE INFO
Irish Plastic Manufacturing
Beauparc launched Irish Plastic Manufacturing (IPM) in 2018 to initially process up to 15,000 tonnes of plastic per annum. £30 million was invested into a new material recycling facility in Barkston, near Grantham in 2021. This became fully operational in April 2021 along with a newly equipped facility in Leicestershire which began processing waste in February 2021.
Beauparc acquired B&M Waste in 2022. B&M Waste provide recycling-led waste management solutions to more than 8,500 businesses across the UK. Founded as a family business in 1999, B&M Waste today operate facilities in the Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and West Midlands conurbations. The acquisition greatly expands Beauparc’s portfolio in the UK, which already includes Associated Waste Management, JWS, LSS Waste, Mid UK, NES, Scotwaste and WSR Recycling.MORE INFO