Mark ProctorChief Executive Officer
Mark Proctor joined the management team of BRC Trading Limited in June 2013 as Chief Executive Officer.
Mark's wealth of management and operational experience in the global food and consumer product safety and quality assurance industries provides the ideal backdrop to his lead role with BRC Trading limited.
Mark's career prior to joining BRC Trading limited included senior roles with organisations including Exova, SAI Global Assurance Services and European Food Safety Inspection Services (EFSIS).
Dr John TomlinsonSales and Marketing Director
John Tomlinson joined the British Retail Consortium as Sales and Marketing Director in 2015 as part of a shared service covering both the Trade Association and BRCGS. He is responsible for setting up a team to directly engage with customers and partners to develop both value propositions and drive growth and customer satisfaction.
Previously he was Director of Sales for BSI Standards, part of the British Standards Institution Group, and was responsible for selling and developing BSI's global publishing business through an international network of direct and indirect sales channels.
John has extensive commercial experience in the professional services sector including managing membership businesses. Prior to working for BSI Standards, he held commercial roles with Eurofins, Leatherhead Food Research and Whitbread. Over that period he has worked with retailers, manufacturers, certification bodies and regulators at senior account and business development levels.
John has a PhD in chemistry.
David BrackstonTechnical Director
David Brackston is the Technical Director and has responsibility for the technical management of the BRCGS certification scheme as well as the compliance activities supporting the schemes.
David is the primary contact with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and represents BRCGS on Technical Working Groups.
Manish PatelGroup Finance Director and Company Secretary
Having joined the business in 2015, Manish Patel is responsible for the Finance function.
He has a wealth of experience in senior financial and operational roles spanning the retail, professional services and manufacturing sectors. His previous roles included Director of Finance EMEA, and UK Operations Director, for SAI Global Assurance Services.