Elevator Board Member since 29/5/12
Key Professional Roles:
Grant is Managing Director of Keenan Recycling, one of Scotland’s leading organic recycling companies and chairs the Organic Recycling group Scotland, now part of REA (The Renewable Energy Association). He is a Board member of Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce. He is on the Centre Council for the Chartered Institute of Waste Management and is also a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) Ambassador.
An entrepreneur that has been self-employed since the age of 19, sold his first business by the age of 27. He has built up a successful company with a well-known brand synonymous with quality and great service. Over the years Grant has demonstrated innovation and an appetite for disrupting market habits.
Your work with Elevator:
I am delighted to be working with Elevator. It’s a fantastic organising that is truly unique and is world class. I am very passionate about helping fledgeling businesses get off the ground and the accelerator is the perfect environment to facilitate success.
Personal career highlights to date:
2015 Scottish finalist in Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year ( Winner still to be announced)
2014 VIBES Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland, Transport award
2013 Junior Chamber International – Entrepreneur of the year
2012 Northern star – Overall best small business
2012 Northern Star – Green business of the year
2012 Winner of VIBES (Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland)
2012 Scottish finalist in Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year
2011 Scottish finalist in Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year
2011 Winner of the Wood Group award for innovation at the Grampian awards
2010 Highly commended Entrepreneur of the year at the Grampian awards.
2010 Winner of the Scottish Waste and resource award for innovation
2009 Winner of the Scottish Waste and resource award for innovation
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