Newport Business Man Honoured at IoD Wales Director of the year Awards

May 20, 2014

The prestigious IoD awards ceremony, which was held at the SWALEC Stadium on Friday 16th May, seen business leaders from across Wales, congregate and celebrate the role of entrepreneurs, company directors and business leaders in building success, creating wealth and growing the economy.


The celebratory lunch, sponsored by Cardiff Business School is one of Wales’ premier events within the IoD calendar, and once again attracted an abundance of exciting high-calibre entrants from across Wales.


Robert Lloyd Griffiths, Director of the IoD Wales, said “It is great to have the opportunity to honour top business people from across Wales, where so many innovative and thriving businesses are based and I am delighted that we were once again able to promote excellence in business leadership in Wales.”


James said “To be awarded with ‘The Young Director of The Year Award’ is a great honour and privilege. The success of GD Environmental would not be possible without the dedication and passion of our entire team. For me personally, the award marks a pinnacle moment from which I will continue to develop GD Environmental as a market leader within the waste management industry."


Founded in 2003, following a merger of Gwent Drains Ltd and Marine Industrial Services Ltd, GD Environmental has transformed from a small drainage company into a national provider of all forms of waste management under the guidance of ambitions Chief Executive James Norvill.



James Norvill