Tom joined GreenBlue in 2009 as part of the Metafore acquisition and is now Senior Program Manager of GreenBlue’s Forest Products program. Tom has worked on sustainability initiatives in the forest products sector for over six years with a focus on the business value of sustainable outcomes. Tom’s responsibilities at GreenBlue include providing oversight, strategic direction, and stakeholder relationship management for Forest Products programs including the Forest Products Working Group, Corporate Forum for Paper and the Environment, Environmental Paper Assessment Tool, and Paper Life Cycle. A major component to this work is Tom’s management of two key industry collaboration efforts; the first, a coalition of leadership companies that seeks to address unmet needs in the forest products sector (such as increasing forest certification rates and paper recovery levels); and the second, a partnership with the Forest Products Association of Canada that facilitates business to business communications and actions on environmental challenges and opportunities in North America. Tom also focuses on consulting and client engagements with Fortune 100 companies and their supply chain partners through GreenBlue’s Advisory Services program on topics related to environmental efficiency, life cycle analysis, and the development and implementation of corporate environmental purchasing policies and action plans. Tom holds an MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a BA in English from the University of Iowa.