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Market Leading Support

We’re believers in high-quality service, technical expertise, and a commitment to constant innovation.

Along with offering our expert services, technical support and consultancy to the biogas industry, we also provide support to the utilities industry - where anaerobic digestion is used in water treatment.

A Responsible Partner

As a member of ABDA and the European Lime Association, we’re constantly refining and adding to our wide range of services.

Birch Solutions is part of the Singleton Birch family, giving us an unrivalled integrated supply chain and support from the UK’s leading independent lime provider. Like every other company under the Singleton Birch umbrella, we’re invested in giving back to the community and using our influence to make the world a better place, with part of our shares held in trust for the benefit of the NSPCC, RSPCA and Barnardo’s.

Our Team of Experts

We're proud to benefit from a team of industry specialists with the experience, expertise and passion to make a difference.

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Martin Haworth

Managing Director

Director of Singleton Birch Limited and Managing Director of Birch Energy and Birch Solutions.

Guilty pleasure

Expensive training shoes

Hobbies

Climbing, running

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Mark Sacker

Managing Director Designate

Engineering degree with 20+ years’ experience. Specialising in the structuring of large complex industrial teams. Focused on continual improvement and providing excellent service.

Guilty pleasure

Malt whisky

Hobbies

House renovation, motorcylcles and pets

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Ed Cooper

Business Manager - Water & Utilities

Agricultural (Hons) Degree, BASIS / FACTS registered, with 20+ years’ experience in commercial and technical advice in organic recycling, bio-fertilisers and crop nutrition. Expert in managing business growth and sales in waste water treatment, biosolids and digestate treatment, and contract services to agriculture and industry.

Guilty pleasure

Beer festivals and modern classic sports cars.

Hobbies

Farming, country sports, cycling, skiing, F1 motor sport, RFU 6 Nations, gardening and DIY.

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Richard Binns

Business Manager - AD

Extensive understanding and knowledge of all aspects of anaerobic digestion. I have operated and managed large scale agricultural and food waste AD plants, both CHP and Gas To Grid. I'm responsible for the effective and efficient performance of the AD field and service sector of Birch Solutions.

Guilty pleasure

Eating my childrens stash of chocolate and sweets, and telling them they've eaten them all!

Hobbies

Pretending weekend mechanic/tradesman, and try to play rugby

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Dean Bingley

AD Operations Manager

Worked in the AD industry for 6 years overseeing all 3 of Singleton Birch plants

Guilty pleasure

Beer

Hobbies

Running and pets

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Brian Toyne

Service Coordinator

Over 30years experience as a mechanical engineer, where the vast majority of this was gained whilst serving around the world in the Army, been with Birch solutions for over 2 years as the service coordinator serving all customer’s needs.

Guilty pleasure

Buying things I don't need online

Hobbies

Golf

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Viki Winton

Administration & Marketing Manager

20 years experience in Customer Services and Corporate Events planning. First person to be employed under Birch Solutions, responsible for the day to day running of the office.

Guilty pleasure

Gin

Hobbies

Training for my first bodybuilding competition

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Mark Cox

Process Engineer

BTEC HNC in Mechanical Engineering with 30 years experience in engineering maintenance. Responsible for mobile plant installations for the water utilities industry looking at the most suitable process to meet the clients requirements.

Guilty pleasure

Spiced Rum

Hobbies

Running, supporting Leeds Utd, managing and coaching local grass roots football.

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Bob Felton

Biosolids Technician

Fully trained biosolids operator with 7 years experience with HGV licence

Guilty pleasure

Rugby & Guinness

Hobbies

Fishing and animal lover

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Graeme Horn

Service Engineer

Service Engineer for Birch Solutions, with 8 years CHP experience working on CHP's, roof works and any breakdowns across the UK

Guilty pleasure

Chocolate

Hobbies

Running, karate, family

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Roger Webster

Project Manager

A successful project manager with 11 years capital projects experience, Prior to this, various roles within Electrical Engineering systems. I have worked at SBL for the last 8.75 years carrying out major process upgrades / new installations in the quarrying / chemical / heavy industrial processes and am responsible for the design and build of the SBL high value business diversifications like the AD plants.

Guilty pleasure

Watching all types of sport in the pub

Hobbies

Likes all types of sport, Especially Rugby

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Darren Haddock

Service Engineer

9 years experience with chp time served covered roof jobs and aspect of work ie pipe plastic welding pipe work fitting etc

Guilty pleasure

Red bull

Hobbies

Water sports , engine building and repairing various engines, gearbox repairs

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Alexa Embleton

Finance Director

Chartered Accountant with 20+ years’ experience. Leading our investment in world beating technologies.

Guilty pleasure

Shopping and chocolate

Hobbies

DIY and furniture restoration

Innovation is at the heart of what we do, with tailored services, technical support and consultancy designed for a maximum return on investment.

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