Naomi Jones

Communications Director - SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK

Naomi Jones is the Communications Director for SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK, where she has responsibility for both the communications and marketing teams for the UK and Sweden. From starting her career in agency life working in public affairs, Jones became a specialist in sustainability communications, crisis management and corporate communications, with experience spanning industries from retail to banking. In 2009, she became SUEZ Group’s youngest ever Head of Department at age 28. Jones has been instrumental in numerous projects during her 11 years at SUEZ, including increasing the organization's media share of voice in the waste management sector from fifth position to first. In 2015, she managed the group’s rebranding and repositioning in both the UK and Scandinavia, and oversaw the employee engagement program resulting in The Sunday Times' Best Companies naming SUEZ as one of the ‘Best 25 Big Companies to Work For’ in 2018 and 2020, for a predominantly operational and dispersed workforce. Jones co-authored "Managing a Crisis: A Practical Guide" (2006, Palgrave Macmillan) and is a member of the CIPR’s STEM committee.