All posts by Ian Thomas

Natural Resources Ltd – Plastic-free potential
19 Jun 2018 | Ian Thomas

Natural Resources Ltd – Plastic-free potential

In this whitepaper, we interview James Gardiner of Natural Resources Ltd (NRL). He discusses how new techno...Read More

Bactest – Why the happiness of bacteria matters
23 Aug 2017 | Ian Thomas

Bactest – Why the happiness of bacteria matters

Have you ever wondered about how happy bacteria are? Probably not, but for some industries it’s a critical ...Read More

Avoiding value slippage
28 Jun 2017 | Ian Thomas

Avoiding value slippage

Co-authored by Sophie Maugan, Partner at Cleveland Scott York, and Ian Thomas, MD at Turquoise.   What...Read More

Meet the Turquoise team: Ian Thomas
19 Jun 2017 | Ian Thomas

Meet the Turquoise team: Ian Thomas

Turquoise team members share their thoughts on business issues and give some career insights.   Busine...Read More

‘By means of industry … you will rise higher and higher’
08 Mar 2017 | Ian Thomas

‘By means of industry … you will rise higher and higher’

(Robert Schumann) At the start of February, I received an invitation from a former colleague, now at the Eu...Read More

V is for Venture, E is for Enterprise
07 Sep 2016 | Ian Thomas

V is for Venture, E is for Enterprise

The Financial Times recently ran a very interesting article (‘The great pensions tax squeeze’, September 2)...Read More

Visitors from the East
13 May 2016 | Ian Thomas

Visitors from the East

Thanks to the good work of my colleague, David Wright, Mandarin-speaker and China expert, Turquoise recentl...Read More

A Sparkling Occasion
23 Nov 2015 | Ian Thomas

A Sparkling Occasion

Last Thursday saw the third hosting of the Turquoise wine tasting challenge, which afforded us the opportun...Read More

Doing the Honourable Thing
16 Nov 2015 | Ian Thomas

Doing the Honourable Thing

Last week we were treated to a scoop from The Ecologist (no, not the Economist) which revealed a leaked let...Read More

Divestment (Part 2)
21 Sep 2015 | Ian Thomas

Divestment (Part 2)

The FT reported yesterday that ‘Funds worth $2.6tn pledge to dump coal’. So, where does the industry go fro...Read More

A need for nuance
17 Aug 2015 | Ian Thomas

A need for nuance

Investors in the energy and environmental space know that, for better or worse, policy matters. Some exampl...Read More

Divestment: The rights and wrongs
15 Jun 2015 | Ian Thomas

Divestment: The rights and wrongs

Climate-driven divestment is all the rage. Recent high-profile announcements by large investors, such as th...Read More