executive director , Environmental Services Association
Jacob Hayler is the Executive Director at the Environmental Services Association – the UK’s trade association for the recycling and waste industry. Jacob joined ESA from the City in 2005 as an economist focused on helping to develop market-focused policies that combine environmental and economic sustainability.
In January 2015 Jacob was appointed ESA’s Executive Director and he now retains responsibility for strategy and the day to day running of the Association. Jacob has represented the industry on multiple government advisory bodies and committees and is the UK’s representative on various pan-European waste and recycling industry bodies.