The Recolight team are qualified to provide specialist recycling services and advice for all lighting in scope of the WEEE regulations.


Recolight was established in 2005 by GE lighting, Feilo Sylvania, Osram and Philips Lighting, in preparation for the implementation of the UK WEEE regulations. The Recolight board has four non-Executive Directors representing our founding members.


Andreas Adam
Senior Director OSRAM AG


Martin de Jager
International Board Member Philips Lighting


Bridget Anderson
Financial Controller Feilo Sylvania


Steven Reed
Deal manager, Current, powered by GE



Nigel Harvey, Chief Executive

Nigel has worked in the Product Compliance Industry since 1990 in a variety of senior management roles covering marketing, business development, and operational management. Nigel joined Recolight as Chief Executive and Company Secretary in 2009. He is very active in both the lighting and WEEE sectors:

  • Representative of the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) on the Lighting Europe WEEE Working Group.
  • Chairman of the UK’s WEEE compliance scheme trade association, the WEEE Scheme Forum (WSF) since 2011, and a director of WSF Ltd since 2013.
  • Nominated as a PCS guest to attend meetings of the Joint Trade Association (JTA) which works with producer trade associations including the LIA, to obtain a fair UK WEEE system.  Supported the JTA in the preparation of the successful proposals to operate the WEEE compliance fee in 2014 and 2015.
  • Elected as a Director of EucoLight, the European trade association for lighting WEEE compliance schemes in 2015.
  • Member of the BSI committee that reviews WEEE standards.
  • Member of the industry grouping that advised BIS on the implementation of dual use for WEEE in 2014.

Nigel has published over 40 articles on WEEE and lighting over the last four years.  He was voted Lux Magazine Person of the year in 2012 and has been named as one the UK’s 100 most influential people in the waste/resources industry for the last three years.


Adrian Willis, Membership Development Manager

Adrian has worked in the UK lighting industry, dealing with luminaire manufacturers, for the last 18 years. He joins Recolight from the major UK component distributor Prime Light Electrical. Previously, Adrian spent fourteen years as Sales Manager for market leading control gear manufacturer Vossloh Schwabe.

Adrian plays an integral role in ensuring our existing members are kept abreast of developments in the industry, which is especially important with the introduction of the updated WEEE Regulations.


Lyndsey Tweddle, Customer Service Manager

Lyndsey joined Recolight in 2010 with a wealth of experience in Customer Service and Account Management within the logistics industry.  Lyndsey heads up the front office team managing over 750 collections each month. Lyndsey and her team offer compliance guidance to Recolight Collection points making sure they meet all the requirements set out by the WEEE regulations.

As Customer Service Manager Lyndsey is involved with contract negotiation for our collection partners, set up of new collection points and making sure that all customers meet the terms set out in our Service Level Agreement.


Neil McLean, Operations Manager

Neil has worked in the European lighting industry for the past 19 years. He joins Recolight from the Global Lighting group Havells-Sylvania, where he was responsible for various International Business Units.  Previously, Neil spent thirteen years in design, sales and marketing management roles for Philips Lighting in Europe. While at Havells-Sylvania he was also a non-Executive Director of Recolight.

Neil provides ongoing support to develop Recolight’s network of commercial collection points across the country as well as setting up supply arrangements with recycling service providers.


Suzanne Castine, Marketing Manager

Suzanne joined Recolight in 2010 after working for BT Global Services.

As Recolight Marketing Manager Suzanne is helping to:

  • drive up membership,
  • increase recycling rates,
  • and build the reputation of Recolight as the leading producer compliance scheme for the lighting industry.

Her marketing plan includes:

  • Effective communication with Recolight’s 168 members and 2300 business collection points, helping them to stay informed with changes in WEEE legislation.
  • Ownership of Recolight website content – ensuring it sets industry-leading standards for accuracy and clarity.
  • Management of press and public relations – promoting the need to recycle lighting equipment. Recolight’s pivotal role in the process, are widely recognised.
  • Planning, coordination and delivery of Recolight’s exhibition, conference and seminar attendance – promoting awareness of Recolight’s services for members and collection partners.

Suzanne is chair of the Eucolight Marketing and Communication working group; a platform for sharing best practice with EU member state Producer Compliance Schemes



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