Tim Brooks

Vice President, Environmental Responsibility

Tim is the Vice President for Environmental Responsibility at LEGO. Based in Billund, Denmark he leads a global team responsible for the company's global sustainability strategy, performance, and the impact of its products.

Tim established and co-leads the new LEGO Sustainable Materials Centre which is a $150m project to find and implement sustainable raw materials by 2030, most recently seen in the launch of ‘Plants from Plants’ the new bio-based LEGO bricks.

He is also responsible for driving projects addressing renewable energy and sustainability impact in the value chain. The most recent is commitment to solar power across LEGO factories and working with KIRKBI who have invested over $800m in offshore wind farms in the UK and Germany in order to meet the LEGO Group target of 100% renewable energy by 2020.

Prior to joining LEGO Tim worked for Tesco, and led environmental R&D within its property division developing new environmental technologies, processes and systems.

He has nearly 20 years’ experience in sustainability, focusing on corporate sustainability strategy with particular knowledge of renewable energy technologies, sustainable buildings, and product manufacturing.

He started his career with the Building Research Establishment and has worked for international engineering consultancies, FTSE 100 companies, the Carbon Trust, and as an environmental policy advisor to the Mayor of London.