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Meet the Team

Our friendly and established team are here to help with any waste recycling requirement you may have. From skips and roll on roll off containers to grab collections, tipping in and a variety of wheeled bin services McCarthy Marland are your one stop local and independent shop for Bristol, Bath and Somerset.

Alex Marland


With over 15 years of senior level waste and recycling industry experience, Alex Marland takes care of all things financial, strategic and technological at McCarthy Marland. His firm understanding of the complex rules and regulations surrounding the waste sector allows him to navigate the business smoothly through frequent government and EU legislative changes, the financial benefits of which are passed directly on to our loyal customers.

Kevin McCarthy


Kevin McCarthy founded McCarthy Waste Management in 2001 with just one lorry. He is a classic entrepreneur who put everything he had into the start up. McCarthy Waste went from strength to strength and in 2012, Kevin McCarthy and Alex Marland became equal business partners creating McCarthy Marland and allowing them each to focus on their individual areas of expertise. Kevin McCarthy is in charge of all things operational across Bristol and the South West.

Louise Pratten

Company Secretary

Louise joined McCarthy Marland in early 2019 as Company Secretary after spending most of her working life in the design industry. Her experience in business has allowed her to immerse herself in many different areas of McCarthy Marland. Louise also assists both Kevin and Alex with the smooth running of the company.

Julian Appleby

Operations Director

Julian joined McCarthy Marland at the end of 2021. With decades of experience in the Waste Recycling industry Julian will be managing all things Operational to improve the processes and procedures of the business. With a strong view on compliance and Health and Safety we are excited for the year ahead and improvements Julian has already put in place.

Colin Jones

Finance Manager

With over 50 years of working in an accounts environment, Colin is retiring in August 2022

Having started with McCarthy Marland in 2014, He brings a unique blend of vast accounting experience and high level spreadsheet & IT skills


Naomi Dudd

Commercial Manager

Naomi is Commercial Manager for McCarthy Marland and has worked in the waste recycling industry for well over a decade. Her background is Sales and Account Management and with a strong customer service focus is responsible for the management and growth of the commercial department. From wheeled bins to compactors, baled collections and hazardous waste Naomi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the business.

Julian Wicks

Depot Manager - Somerton

Julian is Depot Manager at our Somerton transfer station and landfill. Since joining McCarthy Marland as part of our take over of Westcombe Waste Julian has managed the site effectively and brings many years knowledge to the Team.

Martin Williams

Depot Manager - Bristol

Martin is Depot Manager at our busy transfer station and recycling facility in central Bristol. Martin has over 20 years experience in the waste industry and is tasked with keep the site moving, safe and compliant.