GMWDA transfers into the GMCA

From 1st April 2018 the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority transferred all its duties, obligations and statutory powers for waste disposal to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The move is part of the 2014 ground-breaking devolution agreement.

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Sarah Mellor

Head of Corporate Services

Responsible for managing meetings of the Authority, procurement, transparency, communications, reputational management, information management and performance management.

Sarah Mellor is Head of Corporate Services at GMWDA, responsible for Governance, Performance Management, Transparency, Procurement and Information Management.

In 2013, Sarah led the GMWDA LIFE+ Up and Forward project that delivered 42 innovative communications and engagement campaigns to improve recycling and re-use in ‘hard to reach’ areas across Greater Manchester.

Before joining GMWDA in 2008, Sarah worked for Oldham Council, where she joined as a Committee Services Officer, before progressing to Principal Officer for Constitutional Services. Sarah holds an MBA for the University of Huddersfield.

Sarah Mellow
Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority

Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority