Anthony Johnston

Managing Director

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) & Bachelor of Laws

Anthony has owned waste management companies since 1990 and has been the Managing Director of the URM Group following its incorporation in 1997.

As the Founder of the URM Group, Anthony has developed extensive experience in all aspects of resource recovery and recycling.

Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW, Anthony maintains a direct role in contract negotiation and has been involved in implementing a variety of contracts with local government and multinational organisations such as the City of Sydney Council, Ardagh Glass, Firths Ports, Encirc Glass and Owens Illinois.

The URM Group presently employs over 700 staff globally and Anthony’s strong commitment to growth and innovation ensures the Group is well poised for future growth.

“In a fast-paced and evolving industry, my leadership team needs to pivot in any direction and with dexterity.

We live by a code that keeps us mentally focused, honourable and physically prepared to face any challenge – whether it arises from high level business negotiations or being on the ground.

We’re not afraid to get our hands dirty and will roll up our sleeves to represent the URM Group’s brand as a provider of exceptional service and best environmental practices.

This is not just a company for us, the way we execute our services says a lot about who we are, it’s a quality of life that we live, breathe and enjoy.”

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