Jacob Hayler

Executive Director  -  Environmental Services Association (ESA)

Delivering best value through competition

About Jacob Hayler

Jacob Hayler is the Executive Director at the Environmental Services Association – the UK’s trade association for managers of waste and secondary resources. Jacob joined ESA from the City in 2005 as an Economist focused on helping to develop market-focused policies that combine environmental and economic sustainability. At various points during his time at ESA, Jacob retained responsibility for policy relating to finance, tax, carbon management, contracts and energy from waste.

In January 2015 Jacob was appointed ESA’s Executive Director and he now retains responsibility for the day to day running of the Association. Jacob represents the industry on multiple government advisory bodies and committees and is the UK’s representative on pan-European waste and recycling industry bodies.

Councils across the country are examining all their options during a period of unprecedented financial challenges for the local government sector. This session will explore how councils can use competition in the market to deliver value for money.

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