Jon Ashford

Head of Energy and Sustainbility


Jon’s current role is Head of Energy & Sustainability at Sainsbury’s. It encompasses the deliverable strategy on Sustainable Buildings Operational & Embodied Carbon, current and future business strategies on Energy and Waste reductions, including the key accountabilities for Sainsbury’s Climate Change strategy for all UK operations.

Jon’s extensive engineering and energy background is essential for the delivery of new environmental solutions for Sainsbury’s existing and new estate. It creates synergy in the departments of energy, sustainability and engineering, driving Step Change solutions to the Climate Change Challenge. He is responsible for the world leading partnership with Imperial College of London which is assisting in the delivery of key environmental retail projects across all areas, from packaging to construction. He is a member of the Policy Committee at the UK Green Building Council.