MBA Polymers Leadership Team

MBA Polymers Leadership

 MBA Nigel Hunton

Nigel Hunton - Chief executive Officer

Nigel Joined MBA Polymers as CEO in January 2012, he has 30 years senior management experience as Chairman and CEO of Edwards a $1bn revenue Private Equity (formerly plc) backed international business. Throughout his career he has been respected as a successful international leader having operated in many different roles and environments across Europe, USA, and Emerging Asian Markets. He is particularly adept at tackling big problems and taking tough decisions.

 MBA Mike Biddle

Dr. Mike Biddle - Founder and President

Mike started MBA Polymers in his garage in 1992. He wanted to prove that plastics from complex waste streams can be recycled into high-quality raw material. Mike has built MBA Polymers into the worlds most advanced plastics recycling business by combining deep technical expertise and entrepreneurial brilliance with a drive to close the loop. Through his talks and lectures, Dr Biddle contiues to inspire other entrepreneurs to develop innovative hi-tech solutions in the waste sector.

 Barry Crowley

Barry Crowley - Chief Financial Officer

Barry joined MBA from the Edwards Group - the leading global supplier of vacuum equipment where he was Group Financial Controller. Prior to that, he was responsible for financial business change management at RWE npower and GlaxoSmithKline. He originally trained with KPMG in Ireland. In Edwards Barry had a record of leading financial transformation from the carve-out from BOC, acquisition by private equity, an IPO and a trade sale. This has been coupled with delivering financial organisational change within major blue-chip companies.

 MBA Jim Zechinati 

Jim Zechinati - Director of Engineering

Jim has over 40 years experience in plastics technology in areas of recycling, operations management, engineering, and technical management.  As Vice President of Operations for Associated Materials, Inc. he directed the research and manufacturing of a one billion dollar company producing plastic construction products. In this and previous companies he has developed world class manufacturing facilities and has driven technical innovation.