Do you have land or real estate that might be suitable for a resource recovery facility?

Do you need expert help to find, design and manage a waste management facility?

Do you need access to capital, finance or investment for resource recovery or recycling operation?

Do you need specialist insight into UK and European regulation, compliance and legislation?


The Lutine Group identifies and creates new opportunities for the resources sector and delivers major environmental, recycling and waste management projects.

We design, implement and execute strategy to help landowners, agribusinesses, waste management and resources companies to maximise their assets and to create sustainable 21st century businesses.

From identifying, purchasing and developing new sites, to arranging finance, capital, contracts and sales and marketing campaigns, the Lutine Group the experience and expertise to help your project.

We help our clients navigate individual steps, or to guide them through every stage, from identifying and acquiring suitable sites, to winning feedstock contracts and planning operational policies.

Our team of principals has decades of experience working with some of the industry’s largest companies to successfully deliver both small independent facilities and pan-European projects.

Contact us to see how we can help your project


Biomass & Biofuel

AD (Anaerobic Digestion) and composting

Food waste

Green waste

Inert waste

Tyre recycling

Contaminated soils

RDF (refuse derived fuel) & Incineration


Site strategy – identification, certification, licencing, policy, stakeholder engagement, compliance and quality assurance

Project finance – investment, capital and project & asset finance

Business strategy – concept planning, implementation and execution

Sales & marketing – feedstock and supplier contracts, public relations and stakeholder engagement.

Asset identification – finding, negotiating and securing suitable real estate, property and contract opportunities

Asset purchase & disposal


Our team of principals has decades of experience working with some of the industry’s largest companies to successfully deliver both small independent facilities and pan-European projects.

Angus Cunningham – Recycling, Resources & Waste Management Facilities lead.

Angus is one of the industry’s best-known pioneers, having owned and operated recycling and resource processing sites since the early nineties. An early advocate for sustainable solutions, botanical composting and Anaerobic Digestion, Angus has an unrivalled experience of finding, establishing and running suitable sites for resource management and processing.

Angus is a WAMITAB certified professional with deep and extensive working knowledge of environmental legislation, regulation and certification, and the processes required to develop successful resource-recovery operations and facilities. Angus has worked with and advised nearly all of the UK’s leading waste management companies, on every aspect of the sector from Refuse Derived Fuels and biomass, to inert waste, compost and bulk haulage.

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Ben Browne-Clayton – Assets, Real Estate and Infrastructure Lead

Ben has over twenty-five years’ experience in senior positions, at the highest level, across all real estate disciplines, working with a range of leading global investors, lenders and asset managers. Most recently Ben was Head of Real Estate at a US Private Equity firm NPL platform with responsibility for underwriting and the asset management of c£5bn of assets across the UK and Europe.

In 2007 Ben led the c£140m reverse takeover of Eddie Stobart to create a green, asset backed, road, rail and water connected logistics business, becoming Group Property Director of the resultant FTSE250 listed Stobart Group. He led the acquisition of a 55 acre port in Runcorn and a 40 acre operational rail freight terminal and two adjoining sites totalling circa 140 acres in Widnes for redevelopment into a road and rail connected inland port.

Ben is a Principal at Blencathra Capital which advises a range of UK and international investors on investment, development, asset management and finance, covering all sectors and jurisdictions across Europe.

David WybourneMarket Development, Sales Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement Lead.

David is an expert business development professional with a proven ability to design, implement and execute successful growth campaigns.

David is an experienced CEO, Commercial Director and Sales & Marketing leader, who has built fast-growing businesses in the technology and telecoms industries as well as the catering and property sectors.

With a unique ability to contact, engage and inspire people, from the factory floor to the boardroom, David has successfully helped numerous companies in the UK, Europe and Australia to maximise their potential and to achieve their goals.

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Jan FreemanCorporate Finance, Capital and Investment Lead.

is a highly respected and experienced CFO, Corporate Financier and Non-Executive Director who has counselled and advised successful companies in the technology, healthcare and marine industries.

As a former Partner at PWC she has the pedigree and experience to advise, plan and execute successful growth and M&A campaigns, guiding companies from start-up to sale or buyout.

Jan has the strategic vision and insight to prepare businesses for the financial sustainability and strength they need to undertake a successful growth campaign, and has the senior level management experience to ensure credibility and assurance with investors and partners alike.