Meet the Team

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Powerday and are what makes us so successful. Because of this we want you to know who you’re working with when you hire a skip, tip your waste or when you want to find out more about what we do.

  • Mick Crossan


    The founder and chairman of Powerday oversees the company with a particular focus on new developments and projects that support the local community.

  • Mark Bensted

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mark joined Powerday in 2010 and has overall responsibility for the company’s growth.

  • Jim Craig

    Managing Director

    Jim has responsibility for the day-to-day activities of the company.

  • Edward Crossan

    Development Director

    Edward joined the family business in 2007, starting as a machine driver and has worked in various roles within the company to now being a director overseeing the development of the business.

  • John Naughton

    Finance Director

    John has been with Powerday for over 20 years and is responsible for financial planning, management and reporting.

  • Simon Little

    Sales & Marketing Director

    Simon has been at Powerday since 2009 and has overall responsibility for sales, account management, marketing and communications.

  • Fred Cogger

    Operations Director

    Fred oversees the day to day operations at all of Powerday's sites, his responsibilities include all aspects of compliance.

  • Chris Cronin

    Health & Safety Manager

    With many years of experience managing safety, health and welfare in differing sectors, Chris’ responsibilities include ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation, achieving industry best practice and safe working practices.

  • Anthony Davitt

    Head of Sales and Account Management

    Anthony is a contract manager for Powerday's National Solutions offering where Powerday manages sites for clients outside of London.

  • Russell Davis

    Head of IT & Development

  • Adam Webster

    HR & Payroll Manager

  • Chris Batterbee

    Compliance Manager

    Chris' in-depth knowledge of our industry and particularly hazardous waste and compliance. is a real asset to Powerday and our clients

  • Richard O’Keefe

    Senior Business Development Manager

    Richard, known as ‘Dixie’, has been with Powerday since the beginning, starting work for Mick Crossan’s father. Richard manages a number of key construction clients.

  • Harry McVeigh

    Business Development Manager

    With many years of experience, Harry looks after several key accounts providing waste management and onsite logistics expertise.

  • Derrick Franklin

    Business Development Manager

    Derrick has many years’ experience in the waste industry and looks after a number of key accounts.

  • John Batteson

    Business Development Manager

    John has been with Powerday since 2011 and is a contract manager for a number of key construction clients. John is also responsible for the formal procurement process for Powerday.

  • Eamon Davitt

    Business Development Manager

  • Sam Cox

    Business Development Manager

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    Peter Beasant

    Business Development Manager

  • Jawad Aouane

    General Operations Manager

  • John McKenna

    Operations Manager

    John joined Powerday in 2008 and has responsibility for transport as well as managing a number of key account management including local authority and civic amenity site contracts. John also features on the company video.

  • Bill Cox

    Transport Manager

  • John Gowran

    Transport/Plant Manager

  • Chloe Julien

    Transport Controller/Heathrow Airport Waste Administrator

  • Sarah Brunson

    Transport Administrator

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    Brian Bailie

    Building Contracts Manager

  • Bradley Collins

    General Manager

  • Kevin Ebubedike

    Account Manager

  • John Kelly

    Skip Controller

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    Frank Mythen

    Rolonof Controller

  • Kerri O’Toole

    Logistics & Sales Co-Ordinator

  • Bridget Bones

    PA to Chairman

  • Charlotte Bones

    Health and Safety Training Co-Ordinator

  • Emily Ferreira

    Skip Office/Customer Service Manager

  • Hayley O’Donnell

    Reception/Office Administrator

  • Chloe Arthur

    National Solutions Administrator

  • Serena Simpson

    Customer Service Advisor

  • Karina Caetano

    Customer Service Advisor

  • Olivia Glasgow

    Customer Service Advisor

  • Millie Hagland

    Customer Service Advisor

  • Ann Maher

    Senior Credit Controller

  • John Ahearne


  • Reshma Richards

    Purchase Ledger Manager

  • Mary Stewart


  • Charlie Carroll

    Credit Control Administrator

  • Tracey Rowsome

    Finance Administrator