Nick Brown is Head of Sustainability for Coca-Cola European Partners in Great Britain. The role has the objective of leading the company’s local commitments on Sustainable Packaging, Community Programmes, Water use, Energy & Climate Change and Sustainable Sourcing.
CCEP has long had a commitment to set the standard for Sustainability in Fast Moving Consumer Goods and is leading specifically on Sustainable Packaging and how businesses can be a force for good in their communities.
Key focus areas include how to use new policy vehicles such as Deposit Return Schemes and Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes to step change the collection and recycling of packaging and how the skills of businesses can be used to improve the chances of young people in Society.
Nick is an active contributor to industry groups such as INCPEN, RECOUP and The Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders group and has given evidence to select committees in Westminster and Holyrood.
Nick has worked in sustainability for CCEP for 10 years and previously held a number of roles in Operational & Commercial functions at the business driving change and building organisational capabilities.
Nick holds an engineering degree and post-graduate certificates in Manufacturing & Design and Sustainability from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and has a membership of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management and Institute of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility. He has lectured on the Circular Economy at CISL and the University of Northampton.
Outside of work, Nick is a father of 3 young boys, a Scout Leader and a keen club cyclist when time allows.