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Our team

Ian Gadsby

Managing Director

Ian has been working within the landfill / biogas sector from its inception and has 28 years of sector experience during which Ian has occupied various roles, from installations manager through to General Manager, and Managing Director.  Ian initially joined Ylem’s sister company Biogas Technology Ltd at its establishment in the early 1990’s and developed the landfill gas flaring and gas collection business. Ian was also responsible for expanding the business activity of Biogas in to the carbon credit market. As one of the leading landfill gas companies to globally embrace the Clean Development Mechanism, Biogas developed landfill gas projects in diverse new territories such as Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru, UAE, China.  Ian has more recently taken on the role of Managing Director of Ylem Energy Limited  (October 2013) and is responsible for the oversight of the division’s activity throughout the UK, Europe, South Africa and Mexico..

Stuart Watson

Operations and Engineering Director

Stuart has over 26 years of sector experience during which he has occupied various roles from Project Technician to Operations & Engineering Director.   Stuart's electrical and mechanical experience led to joining Ylem Energy 1998 where he was tasked with developing their newly NFFO accredited landfill gas power generation portfolio. Following successful commissioning of numerous facilities over a short timescale, Stuart was awarded directorship and took lead operations position. Organic development in numerous jurisdictions including Poland, Hungary, Spain, Lithuania, Mexico and South Africa required Stuart to create, train, then manage several multiskilled teams to drive performance excellence.

Paul Noland

Finance Director

Paul is Finance Director for Ylem Energy with responsibility for the financial management and leadership of the finance function throughout the UK, Europe, South Africa and Mexico.  He joined Ylem Energy in March 2013 and was previously Head of Corporate Funding for the group.  Before joining Ylem Energy, Paul was an Assistant Director in Deloitte’s Debt Advisory business, advising numerous FTSE 250 and private equity backed businesses on their funding structures.  Prior experience also includes M&A advisory at Deloitte.  Paul is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, having qualified with KPMG.