Katherine Dodd appointed General Manager at MRA

MRA is delighted and proud to announce the appointment of Katherine Dodd as MRA’s new General Manager. Katherine is joining MRA from AECOM, where she previously held the position of Principal Consultant.

Katherine’s appointment will play a critical role in MRA’s continuing expansion as Australia’s leading waste and recycling consultancy. With over 10 years’ experience specialising in waste management and resource recovery, Katherine has worked with local, state and federal government and the private sector on large multidisciplinary projects across environment and engineering portfolios.

Throughout her career, Katherine has worked on diverse range of projects including waste strategies, waste characterisation and modelling, feasibility studies, engineering design, best practice reviews, concept and detailed design of containment cells, waste management plans and planning approvals.

“I am very excited to be joining the amazing team at MRA. With 30 plus experts in waste, recycling, carbon, planning, contracts, auditing and consultation, Mike and the team have established themselves as a voice for the sector and one of its leading exponents. I am really looking forward to meeting the clients and helping to meet their needs”.

Katherine Dodd, commenting on her appointment

Managing Director of MRA, Mike Ritchie said “We are thrilled to have Katherine on board. With her extensive technical expertise and her management skills, Katherine will play an integral role in the company. MRA is having its 10-year anniversary this year, so the timing is excellent. 2020 will be a huge year in waste policy with export bans, China policy, climate change policy reviews, landfill bans and more interventions by Government in the recycling market. Katherine will be integral to those processes”.

MRA Technical Director Dr Ron Wainberg said “This is an important time for the waste management sector. Policy changes and the market challenges facing the resource recovery industry are calling for invigorated, affordable and practical approaches to reducing and managing our wastes. Katherine’s experience and leadership will bolster MRA’s ability to provide clients with the advice and support required to meet the demands of change.

Katherine can be contacted on 0415 918 737 or katherine@mraconsulting.com.au

MRA provides services to large and small business and all levels of government consulting in the areas of strategy, planning, policy, engineering, economics, education and auditing.

MRA has an established and very experienced team of waste expert environmental scientists, engineers, planners, economists, and lawyers including a past national President of WMAA, a Vice President, Chair of the NSW branch of WMAA and chairs of various working groups including AWT and Carbon.