Bruce Tomlinson appointed as HR Wallingford’s Chief Executive

Dr Bruce Tomlinson has been appointed as Chief Executive of HR Wallingford. He joins it from UK-based Fugro EMU, a marine survey and consultancy, where he was Managing Director.

With more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Bruce brings high level strategic business experience to HR Wallingford as well as a wealth of technical expertise in the international marine, environmental and energy sectors. Bruce will lead the ongoing development and implementation of HR Wallingford’s strategic plan across all areas of the business.

Jane SmallmanDr Jane Smallman, Managing Director of HR Wallingford said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Bruce to the Board of HR Wallingford. His knowledge and understanding of HR Wallingford’s markets and clients will be invaluable as he leads the development of our international business across all sectors.

“As our business continues to evolve his leadership will ensure that we extend our specialist capabilities and respond, as always, to the needs of our clients.”

Bruce TomlinsonDr Tomlinson said:

“I am delighted to join HR Wallingford and look forward to the challenge and the variety this role will bring. I’m excited by the opportunity to work with the management team and expert staff at HR Wallingford to further enhance our international reputation for innovation and excellence. Research will remain at the heart of what we do, and we will continue to develop exciting new technologies and tools to underpin our specialist consultancy services, adding value for our clients worldwide.”

He succeeds John Ormston who retires from HR Wallingford on 15 August 2014.


Photographed is (r) Dr Jane Smallman and (l) Dr Bruce Tomlinson

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