Meet The Team

Betts Envirometal has an unrivalled team of waste management experts operating from our factory in the heart of the midlands. We also benefit from the expertise of the broader Betts Group, based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

The Betts Group has been a British family owned business for over 250 years and we pride ourselves on retaining a team of loyal and highly experienced staff. In this section of our site, you can access information on some of the Betts Envirometal team.

Charlie Betts

Director

Charlie is the Managing Director of the Stephen Betts Group, and is responsible for the commercial strategy for all areas of the Stephen Betts Group including Stephen Betts refiners, Betts Envirometal & Betts Metal Sales. Charlie is the ninth generation of the Betts family to run the business.

Garry Farmer

General Manager

Garry has a wealth of experience in both precious metals and waste management. Garry was Group Operations manager before being promoted to head the Environmental division. Garry has overall responsibility for the management of Envirometal from operations and sales to compliance and strategy. Garry is squarely focussed on providing commercially effective and compliant waste management solutions to our customers.

Cathy Law

Business Development Manager

Cathy has been part of the Betts team for over 30 years and in this time she has worked in all areas of the business selling products and services. Cathy has vast experience in providing tailor made services to suit our customers x-ray film, silver recovery, waste management and storage needs but is also an expert in all precious metal bearing wastes. Cathy looks after a majority of our major accounts and focuses particularly on servicing NHS and NDT customers. 

Sally Webb

Envirometal Coordinator

Sally joined the Betts Group in 2011, initially working hands-on in our x-ray silver recovery operation. She now uses her experience to provide expert sales support and customer service. Sally is based at our Kidderminster factory and will often be the first person your first port of call when you have an enquiry for Betts Envirometal. 

Vince Merrick

Group TCM

Vince has been with the Stephen Betts Group since 2006. He is a TCM (Technically Competent Manager) at our Midlands Factory. Vince checks all the hazardous waste off the daily collections and ensures they are all treated and stored in the correct manner. Vince is also responsible for our environmental compliance and liaison with the Environment Agency. Vince holds a WAMITAB certificate.

Ben McLaughlin

Envirometal Site Engineer

Ben has worked in the Betts Group since 1999 and in that time, he has worked in all areas of the waste processing and refining facility. He holds an ADR licence for the transport of hazardous waste and has almost unrivalled knowledge in understanding exactly how to handle and process all precious metal bearing waste so our customers can realise the best returns

Craig Williams

Envirometal Site Engineer

Our site engineers go much further than simply collecting your waste. Craig will help to ensure your waste is correctly labelled, the right paperwork is completed and that we are achieving the best possible waste management solution for the site he is visiting.

Katie Foster

Envirometal Collection Operative

As the newest member of the Envirometal team, Katie brings a customer-focussed approach to Betts Envirometal’s waste management service and has already be praised by customers for her ‘can do’ attitude in meeting their waste management needs. 

André Bettis

Envirometal Site Engineer

Our site engineers go much further than simply collecting your waste. Andre use his experience to ensure the best possible waste management solution is being provided to whichever site he is visiting. Our focus is on taking the hassle out of your waste management requirements so that you can focus on doing what you do best.