Jonathan Lutwyche


As one of the original founders of the organisation, Jonathan continues to provide strategic vision and leadership in his role as CEO. Following on from a prestigious commercial career within the global chemicals sector, Jonathan developed a profile as a well-known and respected business entrepreneur culminating in the creation of Yordas Group (formerly The REACH Centre) in 2007.

Recent Projects

Headed negotiations in the creation of a strategic alliance to secure Yordas (formerly The REACH Centre) as the leader provider of EU chemicals management services to the Japanese market

Lead several industrial delegations to the EU Parliament to propose amendments to the REACH White Paper during the consultation phase

In collaboration with global partners, secured various EU funded research and development projects totalling over EUR40 million

Areas of Expertise

Corporate strategy

Management of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances

Organisational management


BSc in Mathematics University of Durham, UK