Mike Hanson
Head of Sustainable Business

Mike joined BaxterStorey in 2001 as an operations manager, having previously worked for Baxter & Platts, Gardner Merchant and the in-house catering operations at the Bank of England. Primarily looking after central Government and Agency contracts, he showed real passion and commitment in dealing with environmental issues related to the business and was subsequently tasked with launching BaxterStorey’s sustainability agenda in 2006.  He fulfilled a dual role until 2013 when he began focussing solely on CSR and was sponsored by the Company to further his studies.  In 2015 Mike graduated from Surrey University with a Master of Science Degree in Corporate Environmental Management and now heads up sustainability for the WSH portfolio of businesses.

Mike collected the Sustainable Business Catey Award for BaxterStorey in 2009 and has sat on the judging panel of the Sustainable Business Catey Award, Foodservice Catey and Green Hotel of The Year Catey every year since.

Last year BaxterStorey collected the BIFM Impact on Sustainability Award at the 2016 Excellence Awards and in January this year they were short listed for the edie Sustainability Leaders Award for waste & resource management.

Mike has been an non-executive board member of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) since 2014 representing the foodservice and hospitality sector.