30 October 2018
David Hopkins joins TRADA board
TRADA is excited to announce the recent addition of David Hopkins to the TRADA board. David Hopkins is known for being the Managing Director at the Timber Trade Federation and a board member of Wood for Good.
In his former occupation as an environmental journalist, David worked for the Times, Guardian, Independent and BBC as well as editing a number of trade and industry titles focused on utility and environmental markets.
He was formerly a co-founding director of Carbon International, a clean-technology and environmental industries market development consultancy, and his clients have included the London Stock Exchange, the World Bank, a variety of blue- and green- chip energy, water and waste majors, early stage technology start-ups and their investors, and all points in between.
David is a founder and non-executive director of low-carbon community charity Carbon Leapfrog – providing pro-bono professional services for social enterprise.
Of David’s addition to the board, TRADA chairman Nick Milestone says: ‘On behalf of the board, it is my proud honour and privilege to welcome David as a director of TRADA. David’s knowledge, experience and achievements within the UK Timber Industry will undoubtedly strengthen our position as we aim to be the UK’s prime centre of excellence and platform in providing unquestionable technical guidance and publications’.