We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Underwood as an Achilles Ambassador.
Today, Achilles Information Limited announces the appointment of Tony Underwood to its global ambassador programme. Tony is a former professional rugby union player, with international caps for England and the British Lions. Following a successful sporting career, Tony became a commercial pilot initially working with EasyJet and Virgin Atlantic, before flying A380 aircraft as captain for Emirates Airlines out of Dubai. Tony now works as a coach and mentor helping build high performance teams and sharing his own experience of what it takes to perform under pressure. He is passionate about the environment, employee wellbeing, and human rights.
On his appointment, Tony commented, “I am delighted to be working with the purpose driven team at Achilles to develop the cause of sustainability and ESG in global supply chains. The work at Achilles resonates perfectly with the support I provide to organisations to help drive performance through purpose. I will be drawing on my own experience of elite sports and commercial airlines as we work together to grow Achilles.”
Paul Stanley, Achilles CEO, added, “Tony shares our strong values and determination to make the world a more sustainable, safer, and fairer place. It is a pleasure to welcome him to our team where we will all benefit from his experience and enthusiasm.”