Meet The Core Team

Steve Burnett, Compact & Bale

Steve Burnett


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After selling print finishing equipment, materials handling systems, then balers in the UK for over 12 years, Steve started Compact & Bale in July 2000 and has never looked back!


With nearly 30 years of experience, he continues to lead C&B from the front as Chairman.

Nick Jewitt, Compact & Bale

Nick Jewitt

Managing Director

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After 35 years working in Facilities Management, Nick joined the Compact and Bale team in 2015.


After a highly successful year as General Manager, Nick was invited to join the board becoming Managing Director in October 2016.

James Eaton, Compact & Bale

James Eaton

Head of Sales and Marketing

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After a successful career in Facilities Management and having worked with our Managing Director, Nick, for two years, James joined Compact and Bale in August 2016.

Andy Swindell, Compact & Bale

Andy Swindell

Head of Servicing

After a varied career in engineering, Andy joined Compact and Bale as a Service Engineer in 2008 and became Service Manager in April 2015.

Bobbie Elliott, Compact & Bale

Bobbie Elliott

Head of Finance

Bobbie joined Compact and Bale at the end of 2016 after working in accounts for the majority of her career.


Laura Fuery

Collections Executive

Laura joined the Compact and Bale team as a collections executive in early 2018 and is now also supporting the businesses marketing activity.

Jo Morgan, Compact & Bale

Jo Morgan

Accounts Executive

Jo joined the Compact and Bale team in 2007 after working in all aspects of Accounts throughout her working life.

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Jamie Gilbert

Servicing Executive


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Sarah joined our business in June 2019 after moving to the UK from South Africa.

Having worked for many years developing several territories in South Africa, Sarah has vast experience supplying baling equipment & waste management services.

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We are recruiting!

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We are recruiting!

Sarah Van-Niekerk

Business Development Manager



Business Development Manager

Middle England & Wales


Business Development Manager

Southern England

Val Bryan, Compact & Bale

Val Bryan

Lead Engineer - South East

After previously working with Andy Swindell for 25 years, Val joined Compact and Bale in 2015 as part of the servicing department.


Mick Lowe

Lead Engineer - Midlands


Alec Teideman

Engineer - South West


Gavin Rabbitt, Compact & Bale

Gavin Rabbitt

Workshop Refurbishments

Gavin joined the business in 2017 and is responsible for the reconditioning and refurbishing of equipment.