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Tom Parsons
Biojet Commercial Development Manager at Air BP


As commercial development manager for low carbon Tom is responsible for Air BP’s low carbon strategy, and the sourcing and supply of sustainable aviation fuel.

Tom joined BP as a research chemist in 2008, working on the development and scale-up of technologies including BP’s Fischer-Tropsch process.

He has since held business development and strategy roles in technology licensing, BP’s Fuels businesses and in Downstream commercial development. He also led BP’s Advanced Bio Products team at its inception before joining Air BP in 2017.

Tom holds a Master’s degree and D.Phil in Chemistry from the University of Oxford. Outside of work he enjoys coaching his son’s rugby team as well as playing the trumpet in a local jazz band.

Agenda Sessions

  • Expanding SAF supply and accelerating the transition to decarbonised aviation