Tom Fairlie

Sustainability Manager

Tom Fairlie

Tom manages the Sustainability strategy and programs at the Cobalt Institute. He oversees core areas of supply chain decarbonization, circular economy, and recycling, with a particular focus on the growth of e-mobility.

Holding a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Newcastle University, Tom began his career as a metallurgist on large extractives projects from which he progressed to management of change, training and business development roles. To combine industry experience with a desire to achieve energy transition in a sustainable manner, he also completed a Masters in Global Energy and Climate Policy from the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS, University of London.