We are excited to announce the appointment of Nick Johnson as Traverse’s new chief executive officer, effective Monday 19 April 2021.
Nick is founder of Spirit of Bermondsey - an innovative lower alcohol drinks company, and recently served as Leader of the Majority Opposition Group at Southwark Council. He joins Traverse, having previously led two global research consultancies and brings extensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research. He also serves as Non-Executive Director of RestorativeJustice4All, a Community Interest Company that focuses on crime and community cohesion.
Speaking of his appointment, Nick said:
“I’m really excited to be taking on the chief executive role at Traverse. The company has an impressive heritage and does outstanding work for clients across diverse sectors, ensuring that the widest range of voices are heard on important and complex decisions.
“As a serial entrepreneur, I look forward to the challenge of helping Traverse achieve its growth ambitions while delivering social impact.”
Dr Chih Hoong Sin, Traverse’s Chair of the Board said:
“We are delighted to have Nick join Traverse. We are a unique company, so it was important for us to appoint a new Chief Executive who shares our passion for social impact and inclusive decision making, in addition to bringing the commercial acumen and innovative mindset to help Traverse evolve for the future.”
Nick Johnson succeeds Terry Parker who retired from Traverse on 8 March 2021.