Tom Ironside leads the Business & Regulation team at the British Retail Consortium. The team covers a broad range of business cost and reputational issues including payments, property, planning, regeneration, energy, transport, tax, business rates, crime, employment, diversity and risk and safety. The team works with retailers across the whole spectrum of membership to lobby government for improvements in the legislative and regulatory environments and in public service delivery.
Tom has been at the BRC since 2008. He has extensive previous experience in a range of different senior policy roles, including in the postal sector in the years following market liberalisation.
* Tom Ironside was appointed to the Forum in February 2016. Biography submitted by Forum member.