Julian Lings, The North Face
Julian Lings
senior sustainability manager
The North Face

Julian is the Senior Sustainability Manager for VF Corporation’s outdoor brands in Europe, Middle East and Africa, with responsibility for sustainability and responsibility. Prior to joining The North Face in 2015, Julian spent a considerable portion of his career with Tesco working across the business’ Communications, Government Affairs, and Sustainability functions. After three years in the global sustainability team based in the UK, Julian moved to Ireland to head up Tesco Ireland’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility programme. From there, he then moved to Switzerland to take on responsibility for The North Face’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility programmes in Europe, Middle East and Africa. With broad experience across the food and textile industries, Julian has a wealth of international experience of embedding sustainability into business.

My Sessions
Rethinking revenue streams: accelerating growth via circular business models
Panel discussion BANKSIDE