Thomas Crampton

SVP and Head of Corporate Affairs
Thomas heads corporate affairs for GreenLight, including marketing, communications, and government affairs.

Thomas joined GreenLight from The Commons Project Foundation, where as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer he led the launch of high-profile global digital services, including CommonHealth and CommonPass, data-sharing platforms that protect user privacy. He also led the launch of the CommonTrust Network, run in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, and the U.S.–focused Vaccination Credential Initiative.

Prior to that, Thomas led 1,000+ member global marketing and communications teams based out of the U.S., Europe and Asia. These roles included Global Chair, Digital at Edelman, Global Principal for Ogilvy Consulting, and Global Managing Director for [email protected] Clients included MSD Merck, Philips, McKinsey, Nestlé, and Samsung.

For nearly two decades Thomas was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times and International Herald Tribune based out of Asia, Europe and the United States. He covered the 2003 SARS outbreak in Asia, rare diseases in Africa, the 2004 U.S. presidential race, economics, and technology.