The Team

Who We Are


Edward Stratton

Co-Founder & CEO

Edward has over five years of experience in the catering sector including three of which he spent as a chef. Giving him first-hand experience across each stage of the KnoWaste process. He is also a recent graduate from the University of Bristol, gaining a master's degree in Geography with Innovation (Msci). As the CEO Edward oversees the companies operations and works directly with our partner organisations.

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Kesta Kemp

Co-Founder & COO

Kesta has experience in digital and innovation consultancy and user research. She has also previously worked with Dove in designing and launching a five-star rated app. Kesta recently got accepted onto a business accelerator program run by one of Europe's best business incubation networks - SETsquared. As COO, Kesta focuses on ensuring operational functionality across all of KnoWaste's projects.

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Sophie Elliott



Head of Business Development

Sophie was also part of the Dove team that launched a five-star rated app and has significant experience as an innovation consultant. As head of business development, Sophie focuses on enabling KnoWate to thrive through new and current partnerships.

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