Meet the Shredding Team

Our shredding operatives travel up and down the country each day in Datashredders’ shredding trucks to ensure that your confidential waste is securely destroyed.

Meet the friendly shredding experts you’ll be working with when you choose Datashredders below.

Dusan “Dush” Podrimek – Lorry Driver/Recycling Operative

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
A year and a half.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders.
I come in, pick up the vehicle keys and paperwork for the day’s jobs, load what I need for the day onto the vehicle, hit the road, complete my shredding jobs as quickly and efficiently as possible, come back, fill up with diesel, unload the van, park it up, hang the keys up, sort out paperwork, check if anything else needs doing, check paperwork and what time I need to be in for the following day, tea run, hometime!

What’s the best part of your job?
Driving the shredding vehicles, the people I work with, the various places that I visit and the various people I meet.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Sorry – that’s confidential information.

What are your hobbies?
Fishing, skiing, shooting, cycling, canoeing, entertaining, the kids, birdwatching and hunting.

What’s your favourite film?
A Czech film called Story of a Godfather.

What’s your favourite food?
Indian – lamb passanda is on top of my list!

Rob Tombs – HGV Driver

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
11 years.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders.
Wake up before the birds, deal with other grumpy drivers in the morning, organise jobs, go home!

What’s the best part of your job?
The summer views and scenery.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Golf balls and golf equipment.

What are your hobbies?
Sport and coaching.

What’s your favourite film?
Top Gun.

What’s your favourite food?
Indan.

John Salter – HGV Class 2 Driver

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
Nearly 3 years.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders.
Get in early and do the best job I can to keep Datashredders and our customers happy. It’s always a pleasure and never a chore!

What’s the best part of your job?
I like to do a good job and hopefully put a smile on customers’ faces so they use Datashredders again!

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
At one of H.M. prisons we stopped the shredder before a mobile phone went through. The prison officers were very excited at this find!

What are your hobbies?
Classic cars, restoration, house construction and DIY.

What’s your favourite film?
The Italian Job (1969).

What’s your favourite food?
Curry and bread pudding – but not on the same plate!

Mikey – HGV Driver

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
5 years.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders.
An early start and a late finish!

What’s the best part of your job?
Working with friends.

What’s your favourite film?
Con Air.

What’s your favourite food?
Steak and protein.

Michael Larham – Driver

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
8 years.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders.
Driving, shredding, driving, shredding…

What’s the best part of your job?
Meeting new people and facing new challenges.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Watches.

What’s your favourite film?
American Graffiti.

What’s your favourite food?
Italian.

Andy Brown – HGV Driver/Shredder

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
2 years.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders.
Driving and shredding.

What’s the best part of your job?
Having a great wingman – especially when he buys breakfast!

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Watches.

What are your hobbies?
Gaming, powerkiting, canoeing and family.

What’s your favourite film?
Black Hawk Down or Fury.

What’s your favourite food?
Black pudding.

Paul Lazell – HGV Driver

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
2 years.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders,
Driving, meeting people and shredding.

What’s the best part of your job?
Meeting different characters when out on the road.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
I can’t say – it’s confidential!

What are your hobbies?
Listening to music and building Lego.

What’s your favourite food?
Chinese.

Tom Jackman – Wingman

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
8 months.

Describe your typical day at Datashredders,
Get up, shred, go home, repeat!

What’s the best part of your job?
Visiting new places all over the UK.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Ice cream tubs.

What are your hobbies?
Playing sport and the gym.

What’s your favourite film?
Saving Private Ryan.

What’s your favourite food?
Nando’s!

Jamie Reynolds – Shredding Operative (Wingman)

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
6 months.

What’s the best part of your job?
Being out and about around the UK.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Golf balls.

What are your hobbies?
Gaming.

What’s your favourite film?
Menace to Society.

What’s your favourite food?
Pizza.

Andrew Bearman – Driver

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
4 and a half years.

What’s the best part of your job?
Getting out and about.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Golf balls.

What’s your favourite film?
Battle of Britain.

What’s your favourite food?
Roast beef.

Reece Larham – Shredding Operative (Wingman)

How long have you worked at Datashredders?
4 years.

What’s the best part of your job?
Seeing different places around the UK.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever shredded?
Golf balls.

What are your hobbies?
Writing my own music and recording songs.

What’s your favourite film?
The Inbetweeners Movie

What’s your favourite food?
Steak and chips.

If you’d like to meet our shredding professionals, simply contact us for domestic or commercial shredding services by filling in the enquiry form on our contact us page, dialling the number you see in the top banner or by emailing info@datashredders.co.uk.