With well over 150 years of experience across our team it’s no wonder our customers trust Ancorra to complete work to the highest standards.

Ancorra Environmental is a team of dedicated professionals
with proven delivery records across all areas of environmental services.

Our combined expertise, knowledge and wide range of abilities allow us to provide cost-effective and efficient solutions to all your environmental service requirements.

Find out more about the members of our team below and contact us today to discuss your requirements and see how our range of services can be of benefit to you.

Contact our team today on 01 633 0002 for a quote

Christopher Evans

Commercial Director

Christopher has a wide range of experience in the Environmental Services sector, previously working in the UK and Australia, before making his permanent home in Ireland. In 2017 he joined the Board of Directors at Ancorra and was tasked with setting up an Irish based division of the business.

Steve Davies

Commercial Director

Steve has extensive knowledge of the Environmental Services sector having learnt the industry from the ground up. Commencing as a HGV driver in the early 1990s, he progressed in to supervisory and later, commercial and managerial roles.

This hands on approach over the last 20 years has given Steve experience and knowledge in all areas of the environmental sectors – Operational, Environmental & Commercial – leading to him being the natural choice as Commercial Director of Ancorra.

Trevor Evans

Managing Director

In 1978, Trevor began his career in the provision of Environmental services when joining a national corporation Company as manager of the tank cleaning division. He left to commence his own business in 1983 and built the business year on year.

Over the next twenty seven years, in a variety of roles but finally as Chairman, Trevor managed the growth of the UK company from 20 to 120 employees, diversifying into hazardous & non-hazardous waste management at its licensed waste transfer station, recycling of plastic, paper & cardboard at its separate recycling centre, and the growth of its Environmental Services division at its third site.

Christine Evans BA (Hons)

Financial Director

Christine can boast over 35 years in business, including gaining an Honours Degree in Business & Finance. As a previous Financial Director for a multi-million pound turnover business within the industry, Christine has the experience and capability to manage Ancorra’s growth during these global economically challenging times.

Tony Mitchell

Operations Manager

Working as a HGV driver for over 15 years, Tony began driving for a multinational waste company and obtained the necessary qualifications for transporting hazardous goods. It wasn’t long before his full potential was recognised and he was promoted to Operations Supervisor and eventually to Transport Manager, responsible for the day to day logistics, scheduling and maintenance of a fleet of 30+ specialist vehicles.

Tony joined Ancorra in May 2015 and has quickly become a valuable asset to the rapidly expanding Operations Team.

Simon Palmer

Business Development Director

Simon has been the industry since 1993. He started off as an engineer/operator, progressing to the position of depot manager within his first few years. His hands on approach has enabled him to gain considerable experience, particularly in the forecourt maintenance sector.

Since joining Ancorra, Simon has enjoyed sharing his skills in setting up a new foam filling division whilst expanding his expertise and capabilities within a wide range of other sectors.

Janet Garland LLB (Hons)

Operations Director

Janet has been in the waste management and environmental services industry for over 10 years. During that time she has worked in various roles including logistics, operations, commercial and management. Joining Ancorra as Operations Director was just a natural progression to develop her career with this exciting new business.

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Katie Evans

Transport & Operations Manager

Katie started her career training to be an insurance broker completing her Certificate in Insurance Practice (CIP). However, having decided to utilise her skills instead in the heavily regulated environmental industry, Katie joined the Ancorra Environmental team in 2019.

Originally coming on board as administrative and operational support Katie quickly progressed to Transport and Operations manager in 2021 having completed CPC in Road Haulage Transport Operations Management.

Lynsey Houghton

HR & Business Administration Director

In 2003, Lynsey joined the environmental services and waste industry, where her roles involved accountancy functions, payroll and HR. Since then, the payroll has grown from 20 employees to over 120 and Lynsey has further developed her HR knowledge by attending a number of training courses to add to her expertise.

Lynsey joined Ancorra in April 2013 and was promptly invited to the Board of Directors.

Jennie Riding LLB

Marketing & Strategy Director

Jennie has amassed 15 years’ experience in the waste management industry working in all areas of the operations of a waste management facility. Jennie has experience in ensuring compliance and managing change in regulation, overseeing storage and recovery and treatment of hazardous and non hazardous waste, including shipment to European facilities (TFS). Whilst working, she has continued to study and has achieved NEBOSH and DGSA qualifications.


To find out about our environmental services, get in touch with one of the team today.