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Brian Gist

Brian Gist

Head of TOMRA UK and Sales Manager Northern Europe, TOMRA Sorting Ltd

Brian joined TOMRA UK in 2007, initially heading up metals sales within TOMRA UK before being promoted to the role of Global Sales Director for metals in 2015. In 2018, Brian was promoted to the role of UK and Nordics Managing Director at TOMRA Recycling before becoming Head of TOMRA UK and Sales Manager Northern Europe Recycling in 2021. Brian has played a vital role in TOMRA Recycling’s business growth over recent years and the company now has an 80% share of the UK market for sensor-based sorting solutions. 

Brian is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and holds a B.Eng Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as an MBA from Sheffield University. Prior to joining TOMRA, Brian worked for Allied Steel & Wire, which later became part of the Celsa Group, and Sims Group UK Ltd, where he developed process techniques to recover higher value materials.