The ReCircle Team


Aldous Hicks - CEO and co-founder

Aldous has over 30 years business experience as a technology and software developer, project manager and mechanical engineer, including developing water and material recycling technology.

He developed SOHO custom PC database software and prior to that worked with Mannesmann Demag AG a multi-national German mechanical heavy engineering company.


Alison Richardson - Co-FoundeR

Alison holds a Masters of Health Sciences and is passionate about the world of recycling. A former teacher, journalist and sexual health counsellor she now dedicates her skills and energies to the ReCircle Recycling concept and the circular economy, travelling between Australia and the UK to ensure ReCircle is at the forefront of industry developments, promoting awareness and raising funds.


Tom Osborne - MarketiNG

Tom is a serial sustainability entrepreneur, having started businesses in both the slow food and slow fashion movements - he is behind the name, brand identity and communications of ReCircle Recycling.

Tom was previously the International Coordinator at Deus Ex Machina Pty Ltd.


Phil Sanders - EngineerING & Technical 

Phil has almost 20 years experience in the field of Product Design and Development working as a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager.

He worked for Hella Manufacturing as a Design Engineer then a Lead Designer developing automotive lighting solutions primarily for Jaguar and Landrover - before emigrating to Australia in 2007 and spent ten years working for Electrolux in country NSW as a senior R&D Project Manager.

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Malcolm harrison - Commercial

Malcolm began his career in legal publishing in 1975. In the 80s he worked on early versions of online information systems, and the establishment of the Australian online legal information retrieval systems. From the early 90s he has held senior management positions within tertiary education, adult education, sport and not for profit sectors.

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Neil Scott - Legal 

Neil has worked with and been a partner in leading Sydney law firms, a principal in a trans-Tasman corporate advisory and investment banking firm, and is now principal of his own legal practice.

Neil is a past President of the Australia-New Zealand Business Council.

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Stuart Chater - Marketing and comms

Stuart has seven years experience as a social media consultant working in creative and media advertising agencies. He joins ReCircle in London to assist with all things digital marketing.

Originally from Sydney, Stuart’s passion for the environment is rooted in countless days spent outdoors enjoying Australia’s natural beauty.

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Tristan Taylor - Project manager

Tristan has 14 years experience working in startups and SMEs as an account and project manager, director and co-founder. He is passionate about bringing new solutions to broken systems.

He has worked in niche retail, mobile technology, online hospitality, renewable energy, consumer product and edtech industries.

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Charlotte Clutterbuck - Editor and Writer

Charlotte Clutterbuck is a writer, editor and teacher, living on the Central Coast of NSW. She has taught Literature and Academic Skills at several universities in Sydney and Canberra. Her special interests include experimental poetry, physics, cosmology and geology, the history of submarines in World War II, and the behaviour of birds.