About

Our Team

Our team has been especially crafted to incorporate team members who have an invested interest and passion for the business. They are dedicated to constantly improving their knowledge and skills as the industry develops and regulations change. We have seen massive expansion at our Murrow site and aim to mirror our excellent standards at other sites across the UK.

James Thompson

James Thompson
Managing Director

With over 25 years of experience in anaerobic digestion operations, construction project management and environmental management, James has developed complex projects across the energy, environment, regeneration, and transport sectors for both public and private sector clients. James’ role as Managing Director is to oversee the operations of the assets within the Adapt Biogas group of companies with the aim of growing the business and achieving optimum productivity.

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Jenny Darroch

Jenny Darroch
Finance Director

Jenny as Finance Director is responsible for the finance, human resources and purchasing activities within the business. Clear financial reporting is vital to all of the stakeholders, ensuring that all are focused on continually improving the performance and effectiveness throughout the business. She works on developing the management team and implementing processes and procedures to replicate across all areas of the business.

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Andrew McFadzean

Andrew McFadzean
Commercial Procurement Manager

Andrew's role will ensure that the Anaerobic Digestion plants are constantly fed with the right blend of products to obtain the maximum gas yield at the most cost-effective rate for the business. He will work closely with the plant managers to ensure the feedstock's quality and scheduling meet the plants' requirements and that all feedstocks can be maintained and balanced throughout the year.

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Stephen Burgoyne

Stephen Burgoyne
Transport Manager

Responsible for the day to day organisation of our haulage team. Stephen has a strong link with the neighbouring farmers and aims to achieve a better culture around the stigma of AD plants, whilst highlighting the many advantages of renewable energy across the sectors.

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Sadie Jackson

Sadie Jackson
Finance Partner

Sadie has worked with a range of large organisations far and wide, being a consistent financial expert across the board. As our Finance Business Partner she bridges the gap between the comprehending the business’s finances and sharing this with the rest of the business. Providing all the data needed to be available for our external stakeholders, board members and funders. She is our expert in making our complex business model into something everyone can understand to support and grow the business.

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Melanie Weatherington

Melanie Weatherington
Finance Manager

Melanie heads up the finance team and works with confidence and efficiency to keep the business working successfully. Overseeing end-to-end finance operations, financial planning and analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, as well as payroll, VAT and HMRC processes. She is always looking to make improvements to procedures and controls for the groups business as a whole.

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