James Keefe

Executive Vice President/Group Publisher

Mr. Keefe joined GIE Media, Recycling Today’s parent company, in 1991 in a sales and market research capacity. In 1992 he was promoted to Marketing Manager for GIE’s recycling business and in 1993 promoted to Sales and Marketing Manager for GIE’s portfolio of media products.

In 1995 his focus returned to the recycling industry when he was promoted to Publisher of Recycling Today and its affiliate publications. Since that time Mr. Keefe has remained active in the recycling industry, participating in industry conferences and meetings in North America and globally.

During his career Mr. Keefe has overseen the continuing development of Recycling Today magazine and also managed the launch of numerous additional publications, including Construction & Demolition Recycling, Storage & Destruction Business, Recycling Today Global Edition, Scrap Management, Renewable Energy from Waste and most recently Plastics Recycling.

Mr. Keefe also manages the group’s event business, which includes the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference, Paper Recycling Conference Europe, C&D Recycling Forum, Paper & Plastic Recycling Middle East, Metals Recycling Conference Middle East, Paper Recycling Conference Asia, Plastics Recycling Conference Europe, Paper Recycling Conference India and the Renewable Energy from Waste Conference.