Tom Thornton- President, IIFA

  • Tom has worked in Freight since 1977 where he has worked in all areas of the business and has held senior positions with international companies including CEO and CFO. Tom also holds a Diploma in Marketing and is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant. As President of Irish International Freight Association (IIFA), Tom represented IIFA at the 2014 FIATA World Congress in Istanbul and 2015 FIATA World Congress in Taipei. In 2016 Tom was the Irish host for the FIATA World Congress in Dublin in October of 2016, an event which saw over 700+ Delegates from the Global Freight, Transport and Distribution industries visit Dublin City for seminars on leading industry issues and business-to-business networking. As Ireland’s Member of CLECAT (through IIFA), the European Association for Freight Forwarding and Customs Brokers, Tom was elected to their working group for BREXIT and will represent Ireland’s interests through that key European Union lobby group.