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Alan Atkins joins MCE’s Global Expansion Division

MCE Insurance, one of the UK’s leading providers of motorcycle and scooter insurance, has appointed Alan Atkins as an Independent Non-Executive Director of their newly formed Global  Expansion Division.  


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MCE’s Global Expansion Division – Alan Atkins centre, Julian Edwards centre right

Launched in Q2 of 2022, MCE’s Global Expansion Division will focus on expanding their thriving motorcycle sales business which sells used, wholesale repairable bikes alongside green recycled parts. MCE is forecast to open six new depots throughout mainland Europe, North America and Asia in 2022  and 2023.  

The firm’s Global Expansion Division will also expand the company’s proven insurer claims handling model into North America and APAC markets.  

Atkins brings with him a phenomenal proven track record of achieving the highest results in start-ups’, high growth strategies, global expansion, new markets and raising capital. Atkins’s experience comes on the back of senior positions in Red Apple Finance, PremFina, Omni Capital and Bexhill.  

Atkins commented on the appointment: 

“MCE is once again at the forefront of innovation and driving change with their proven approach to new markets. I have spent significant time with both the Board and the Executive Team to fully understand their global expansion strategy. The MCE team are an incredible  group of individuals and I have no doubt we will accomplish our goals together.”

MCE CEO Julian Edwards further commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Alan to MCE, his experience is a perfect fit and his energy is infectious. Incredibly, the additional capacity and technical  capability Alan brings is already impacting MCE’s Global Expansion Division.”


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Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

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The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.

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