GARETH Roberts established Skipton-based consultancy Comply Direct in 2006 to fill a gap in the market and provide a customer-centric environmental compliance scheme solution.

As the company marks its 15-year anniversary, Gareth is stepping into the position of Executive Chairman, whilst Sarah Foster has taken over as managing director as of April 1.

Previously commercial director, Sarah has been with the company since 2014 working in numerous positions across the business, and with over 10 years of experience in the environmental sector, Sarah is perfectly positioned to lead the company successfully and ensure strategic alignment for Comply Direct to achieve its full potential in the years ahead.

As executive chairman, Gareth will ensure that the board is effective in its task of setting and implementing the company’s direction and strategy.