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ecoVeritas Team


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Meet Our Team

The ecoVeritas team is proud to work to a set of core values which benefit our clients and our staff.
We aspire to:

  • Work to a high standard.
  • Run a business which is profitable and resilient.
  • Promote ethical and environmental responsibility.
  • Continually learn and develop.
  • Support a balanced lifestyle which nourishes staff.
  • Foster a spirit of goodwill and respect.
  • Develop a culture of proactive, open communication.

Richard Hughes

Managing Director

Graduated from Cambridge University in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science in 1983 and received his Environmental Masters from Imperial College in 1987. He has since worked full-time in the environmental sector at Cambridge University, BP, and ERM, and founded ecoVeritas in 1999. He has assisted nearly 100 companies with calculating their packaging waste obligations in many sectors including retail, food and drink wholesale, gardening, and automotive. He has a broad understanding of CSR issues in business, in addition to being an expert in data modelling.

Clare Rourke

Operations Manager

Joined ecoVeritas from a background in Project Management and Customer Support. Clare graduated in Mathematics from the University of Hull and went on to work for 20 years in the implementation and support of large Warehouse and Inventory Management applications for a leading supply chain and retail software solution provider. Clare leads the team of Data Analysts and directly manages a number of packaging projects.

Freya Bower

Freya Bower

Senior Consultant

Joined ecoVeritas in 2014 after completing a Maths degree at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. Freya manages some of our larger grocery clients, as well as leading on the set up of new projects. Outside of work, Freya enjoys singing in termly concerts with her choir and playing board games.

Charlotte Stokes


Studied Biological Sciences at St Catherine’s College, Oxford and joined ecoVeritas after working for a short time as a microbiologist. Charlotte now works as a Data Analyst, working with packaging data for a range of clients. During her spare time Charlotte enjoys reading, baking and exercising.

Liath Campbell

Senior Data Analyst

Joined ecoVeritas after finishing a Masters in Physics with Philosophy at Durham University. Now Liath works as a data analyst on a variety of projects. Outside of work, she loves being involved in many sports, including windsurfing and rugby.

Catherine Hodgkinson

Office Manager

Has an English degree from Oxford University and an Early Medieval Studies MA from York University. She has had a long career in journals publishing at the large international publisher, Wiley. She has worked within production and marketing roles and has managed a large team of editors. Catherine joined ecoVeritas in 2015 to oversee the company’s office administration, book keeping and Human resources. In her spare time she enjoys dance-based exercise and attending a variety of preschool groups with her daughter who was born in 2013.

Hannah Whitaker

Data Analyst

Studied Natural Sciences at Newnham College, Cambridge before joining ecoVeritas in 2019. Hannah works as a Data Analyst on various packaging waste projects. Outside of work she enjoys reading and watching wildlife.

Cillian Crosson

Data Analyst

Studied Mathematics & English Literature at Trinity College Dublin with the hopes of one day hosting Countdown. Cillian put this dream aside to join ecoVeritas in 2019 and now works as a Data Analyst on a variety of projects. In his spare time, he enjoys rock climbing, running and (of course) watching Countdown.

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Suzaan Dawson

Data Analyst

Studied Mathematics and Philosophy at Bristol University and joined ecoVeritas in 2019 after a short period working in human resources. Suzaan is working as a Data Analyst on the REPRA project. In her spare time she enjoys reading and baking.

Tony Barron

Business Development Manager

Graduated in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing at the University of Gloucestershire; this was followed by a 40-year career in the IT sector, initially as a Computer Programmer, and finally as Business Development and Sales Director of a large multi-national software house. Tony joined ecoVeritas in 2014 to develop sales and marketing capability. In his spare time, Tony is a Lay Pastor in the Church of England and a keen restorer of vintage radio equipment.

Mark Hughes

Software Developer

Is a professionally qualified database developer with over a decade of experience in packaging analysis, and sixteen years’ experience of working with mission critical financial applications in the City for companies such as Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi PLC, Atlantic Computer Group, Deloitte & Touche and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Mark is the lead developer of our PACKMAN system.

Ales Patrusau

IT Manager

Oversees the company’s ever-growing IT infrastructure and operational effectiveness.

Matt Addington

Matt Addington

Packaging Advisor

Graduated from Staffordshire University in Product Design in 1999. Having specialised in packaging development, Matt has accumulated over 18 years in British retail. Has worked both client and agency side for 2 of the top 6 UK grocery retailers across food, non-food, general merchandise and clothing. Matt provides expertise in Packaging development and sustainability.