Our Board

Leading the way in delivery of premier container deposit scheme operations and commodity management, TOMRA Cleanaway is governed through our shareholders’ TOMRA Collection Solutions Australia and Cleanaway Waste Management.

Our appointed Board Members represent a wealth of experience in the waste and resource recovery management and container deposit market management from across the globe.

Guiding the strategic direction and overall governance of TOMRA Cleanaway, our Board, works closely with the executive team to achieve network excellence and value to all our stakeholders, our community, customers, and our suppliers.

We take pride in the value we deliver, taking advantage of our combined experience.

Achieving network excellence and value to all our stakeholders, our community, customers, and our suppliers.

Current Board Members

Tor Eirik Knutsen

Tor Eirik Knutsen

Chairman & Director

David Clancy

David Clancy

Director

Mark Crawford

Mark Crawford

Director

Markus Fraval

Markus Fraval

Director

Ryan Buzzell

Ryan Buzzell

Director

Tor Eirik Knutsen

Tor Eirik Knutsen – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

A global executive with decades of experience in senior roles, Tor Eirik returned to TOMRA as Chief Financial Officer for TOMRA Collection Solutions Global (Norway) in January 2020.

Before re-joining TOMRA, Tor Eirik held executive positions in one of Norway’s leading mining and hydropower organisations as well as Group CFO for stock listed Q-Free ASA, a leading player within the traffic management solutions business.

 Currently serving as Chairman of the Board for TOMRA Cleanaway, Tor Eirik is also a director of TOMRA Cleanaway representing TOMRA Global. Tor Eirik offers TOMRA Cleanaway a strategic international perspective on container deposit system management best practice and valuable insights from TOMRA’s Optical Sorting technology operations.

David Clancy – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

David Clancy – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

David is a senior business executive with considerable experience in managing joint venture organisations, contract startups, and major waste infrastructure.

Internationally experienced, with proven capabilities in managing complex businesses across multiple locations, David is the General Manager responsible for Cleanaway Waste Management’s largest solid waste market in Australia, NSW/ACT.

Over 30 years experience in the waste and resource recovery industry, David holds representative roles in multiple industry associations. TOMRA Cleanaway represents just one of the joint venture organisations of which David is a Director in NSW.

Mark Crawford – Chairman and Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Mark Crawford – Chairman and Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Mark is the Executive General Manager, Solid Waste Services at Cleanaway Waste Management since August 2017.

With over 15 years of operational experience in senior and executive roles, Mark has worked across Australia and the Asia Pacific to integrate complex business models and has extensive transformation experience across all business disciplines.

Before joining Cleanaway, Mark held several general management roles at Australia Post, most recently as General Manager for the International business. As a Director of TOMRA Cleanaway, Mark is responsible for considering the integration of prized assets into the overall logistics and processing framework. Mark holds qualifications in Information Technology.

Markus Fraval – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Markus Fraval – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Currently the Director – Strategy and Business Development for TOMRA Collection Solutions Australia, Markus Fraval has over 15 years of experience in container refund and deposit scheme market development in Australia.

 Instrumental in the design and execution of the NSW container deposit scheme, Markus is used to delivering excellence in time-pressured circumstances and navigating complex stakeholder requirements.

 Markus’ depth of understanding regarding the circular economy and closed loop systems is unsurpassed in the Australian container deposit market. Markus’ reputation and experience have resulted in representative appointments and consultative positions in various peak industry bodies. Markus previously worked as a consultant to the UN in Industrial Ecology and holds a MA (Cantab) in Management Studies.

Ryan Buzzell – Director (Alternate) TOMRA Cleanaway

Ryan Buzzell – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Ryan Buzzell is the President of TOMRA Collection Solutions Australia, a subsidiary of TOMRA Systems ASA, a Norwegian based industry expert in reverse vending technology.

Ryan has over 15 years’ experience in a range of executive and management roles in the United States and Australia and has a proven track record of leading organisations through business growth and improvement. Previously, he was Vice President and General Manager of TOMRA Metro New York, where he led TOMRA’s efforts in establishing a loss prevention program in the New York City market.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Communication from Michigan State University. He has completed Executive Programs in Leadership, Marketing, and Strategic Sales from Copenhagen Business School and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Past Board Members

Marius Løken – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Marius Løken – Director TOMRA Cleanaway

Marius Løken has +20-years of business experience with Container Deposit Schemes from various positions within TOMRA – the global leader of reverse vending solutions and a frontrunner and promoter of sustainable and effective deposit return systems.

Marius’ experience ranges from TOMRA’s European and US operations to his more recent achievements within the Asia Pacific. From 2015 to 2020, Marius has headed up TOMRA Collection Solutions’ APAC business, working out of Xiamen, China.  

As of August 1 2020, Marius has moved back to Europe to take on the new position as Head of Europe-Asia-Pacific. Marius was the appointed chairman for TOMRA Cleanaway’s board from 2017 to the end of 2019. He was a board director from 2017 until February 2021.