Management Team

Elizabeth Thundow

Vice President, Chemicals

Based at Kline’s headquarters in London, UK, Liz holds the position of Vice President within the Chemicals & Materials consulting practice. With a career spanning nearly two decades, Liz specializes in steering intricate global strategic initiatives, with a primary focus on business strategy and technology/innovation management across various industries, including specialty chemicals, advanced materials, personal care, food ingredients, nutraceuticals, and healthcare.

Liz has led projects encompassing market entry, portfolio optimization, mergers and acquisitions, and more. She has earned global recognition as an authority in natural plant- and animal-derived health ingredients, integral to an array of applications spanning food, beverage, supplements, and personal care/cosmetic sectors. Her commitment to knowledge-sharing is evident through her regular participation in webinars, conferences, and industry tradeshows.

Before embarking on her consulting career, Liz earned distinction with a First-class BSc in Chemistry, followed by a PhD that delved into the intricate physical properties of nanostructured carbon materials, both attained at the esteemed University of Kent, UK.

Outside her professional pursuits, Liz resides on the picturesque north Kent coast in the UK with her husband and two young children. She enjoys a diverse range of outdoor activities, indulges her passion for reading and baking, and cherishes quality time spent with her family.