Mr Jeff Cooper MSc (b. 1949) became Waste Recycling Coordinator at the Greater London Council in 1982. He was subsequently appointed Waste Planner for the London Waste Regulation Authority where he also represented the International Solid Waste Association’s recycling working group as its Vice-chair. He joined the newly-formed Environment Agency in 1996 on a project for the development of regulations for packaging waste. He was elected Junior Vice President of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management in 2004, and served as President from 2007 to 2008. From 2009 he worked as an independent consultant and journalist.
A video of Mr Jeff Cooper, interviewed alongside Dame Joan Ruddock, is available here.