Chief Scientific Officer, Food and Drink Federation

Kate Halliwell

Kate Halliwell is the Food and Drink Federation’s Chief Scientific Officer.   Kate is accountable for the diverse food safety and science policy briefs, as well as for diet and health policy.

The role involves extensive liaison with food and drink manufacturing companies to develop cross-industry policy positions and responding to scientific consultations.  Previously Kate led the FDF’s diet and health policy work, and before that worked for the Department of Health and the Food Standards Agency on a range of nutrition and legislation policies.  Kate sits on the Nutrition Society Council representing industry and is a registered nutritionist.