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Dr J. Tomkinson

Title Chief Executive Officer: Lead Consultant - Biofuels
Phone +44 (0)1904 435182

Jeremy set up NNFCC in 2003. Under his leadership NNFCC has become the foremost source of consultancy on bioenergy, biofuels and bio-based products. NNFCC work with leading businesses to help shape the future of the industry and are key advisors to the UK Government.

Jeremy is a member of a number of technical advisory boards, including the European Commission ERA-NET project, the Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network (ES KTN) and the NEPIC Thrust Programme. Jeremy also serves as Programme and Project Advisor to the Technology Strategy Board.


Jeremy Tomkinson is an organic chemist by profession. After completing his PhD in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of Wales, his first role was to set up a laboratory and manufacturing facility for a medical diagnostic company synthesising cytoplasmic cellular reagents.

In 1996, he was invited to head up a research group at the BioComposites Centre. After three years at the Centre he was promoted to overall Director, responsible for a team of over 35 scientists. His research focussed on the chemistry of renewable materials, and covered aspects from novel chemical intermediates to thermosetting adhesives derived from natural sources.


September 2003


BSc. Chemistry

PhD. Chemistry (Qualified 1993)

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Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry – Chartered Chemist

President of the European Renewable Raw Materials Association (ERRMA), Brussels

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