John Tomlinson

Senior Director, Business Development, ESG Analytics, ELEVATE

John is a senior executive with extensive B2B commercial, strategic and operational experience in the global professional and business service sector. John thrives on managing, coaching and leading teams to successfully grow a range of technical, digital and information services and had led transformational projects in commercial set up and delivery, development of corporate strategy, advisory board management and corporate rebranding.

John has set up, grown and managed global sales (strategic/key accounts, business development, inside sales), marketing and customer success teams to deliver and support a wide range of customer solutions including management system certification and SaaS/digital products in multiple sectors with a focus on the food and drink industry.

Prior to joining ELEVATE, John was the CCO at LGC ASSURE (Life Sciences). He has experience working in social compliance and product safety for BRCGS, BSI and Eurofins and has consultancy experience at Leatherhead Food International. In his early career he was involved in product development at Whitbread PLC.

Based in London, UK, he has a degree in Chemistry and a PhD in the Surface Chemistry of Carbon.