Focusing on sustainability, health, nutrition, and future-focused strategies, the Food Matters Live 2021 webcast streams will bring together over 100 experts from the across the food, drink, nutrition and health sectors to share thought-provoking insights, innovative ideas, and best-practice tips. 

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Dr. Travis A. Smith University of Georgia Associate Professor, Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics
Dr Mariëtte Abrahams Personalised Nutrition Business Consultant & Founder of Qina PhD MBA RD
Roberta Alessandrini Queen Mary University of London Researcher in Public Health Nutrition
Elysabeth Alfano Plant Powered Consulting Founder
Ash Amirahmadi Arla Foods UK Managing Director
Jock Anderson University of New England Emeritus Professor
Matt Anderson-Baron Future Fields Co-founder
Tenna Annette Purearth Co Founder, Sales, Innovation & QC Director
Claire Baseley Registered Nutritionist
Kristin Bash MPH Faculty of Public Health FFPH Chair, Food Special Interest Group
Shivraj Bassi Innermost Founder & CEO
Dr Danny Bayliss Campden BRI New Technology Research Team Leader
Professor Janet Bellamy National Centre for Food Manufacturing, University of Lincoln Associate Professor of Digitalisation and Food Processing
Dr Sarah Berry King’s College London Reader
Carole Bingley RSSL Sr. Associate Principal Scientist Product and Ingredient Innovation
Alan Bird Purition Ltd Commercial Director
Amadea Boneschansker The Vegetarian Butcher Global Brand Manager
Dr Emma Boyland European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) Senior Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, Institute for Population Health, University of Liverpool and Advisory Board Member
Magnus Brooke ITV plc Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Mhairi Brown Action on Salt and Action on Sugar Policy and Public Affairs Manager
David Bucca Change Foods CEO
Luca Bucchini Hylobates Consulting Vice-Chair, European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) and Managing Director
Jamie Burrows Vertical Future Founder and CEO
Anne Byrne Cornell University Phd Student, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Juliane Caillouette-Noble The Sustainable Restaurant Association Managing Director
Professor Martin Caraher University of London Emeritus Professor of Food and Health Policy, Centre for Food Policy
Pierre Chandon INSEAD L’Oreal Chaired Professor of Marketing, Innovation and Creativity
Dr Kaly Chatakondu AAK Commercial Director - Food Ingredients
Bhanu Chowdhary United Arab Emirates University Dean, College of Food and Agriculture
Nicci Clark Re:Nourish Founder & CEO
Julie Cleijne Sustainable Kitchen Consultants CEO & Founder
Melissa Cohen mBANT Nutritional Therapist Bsc (Hons)
Jenny Costa Rubies in the Rubble Founder & CEO
Robert Crook Innovate UK Innovation Lead Agriculture Engineering
Dr Hugo de Vries European Federation of Food Science and Technology Research Director, Science Direction Food and Economy, French National Institute for Agricultural Food and Environmental Research (INRAE) & President
Fabrice DeClerck EAT Forum Director of Science
Varun Deshpande The Good Food Institute, India Managing Director
Megan Eade RSSL Innovation Technologist
Gharry Eccles Cereal Partners Worldwide (Nestlé & General Mills) Vice President UK & Oceania
Zoe Ellis Danone Head of Consumer Medical Affairs
Jill Ellis AAK Customer Innovation Manager
Sara Farley Rockefeller Foundation Managing Director, Food Initiative
Tim Foster Campden Scientific Affairs Director
Simon Frost Frost Procurement Adventurer Ltd Founder
Professor Paul Gately Leeds Beckett University Professor of Exercise and Obesity and CEO of More Life
Jason Gibb Bread & Jam Festival Founder
Professor Margaret Gill, OBE, FRSE UKRI-BBSRC Sustainable Agriculture & Food Strategy Advisory Panel Chairperson
Amy Glass Food and Drink Federation UK Diet and Health Policy Manager
Neil Gordon Salutivia Salutivia Division Manager
Henry Gordon Smith Agritecture Founder & CEO
Dr Richard Green National Centre for Precision Agriculture Principal Lecturer
Anne Greven Rabobank Global Head of F&A Startup Innovation team
Andrew Griffiths Nestle Head of Value Chain Sustainability
Laura Gycha AAK Customer Innovation Manager
Ms Fatima Hachem Food and Nutrition Division (ESN) of FAO Senior Nutrition Officer
Dr Ruth Hackett King’s College London Lecturer in Health Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Kate Halliwell Food and Drink Federation Chief Scientific Officer
Joanne Hill Amaranth Healthstore Founder
Vicki Hird Sustain Head of Sustainable Farming
Mike Hughes FMCG Gurus Director of Insights
Gary Hughes AAK Head of Industrial Customer Innovation
Rikke Iben Neess Danish Whole Grain Partnership Campaign Manager
John Ingram University of Oxford Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Somerville College
Professor David J Hunter Newcastle University Emeritus Professor of Health Policy and Management, Population Health Sciences Institute
David Jackson Winnow Solutions Director of Marketing and Public Affairs
Professor Peter Jackson The University of Sheffield Co-Director of the Institute for Sustainable Food
Dr. Isabelle Jaouen Alland & Robert R&D Director
Katharine Jenner Action on Sugar and Salt Campaign Director
Joanna Johnson Asda Head of Own Brand Innovation
Rodney Jones University of Reading Professor of Sociolinguistics and Head of Department
Nic Jones All Things Better – The Planet’s Agency Founding Partner
Dr Kavita Karnik Tate & Lyle Global Head of Nutrition, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs
David Kat Wasteless VP Business Development
Alpha Kennedy Prime Consultants Director – Middle East & Africa
Richard King Chatham House Senior Research Fellow
Sky Kurtz Pure Harvest Smart Farms Co-founder & CEO
Rose Lasko-Skinner Demos Senior Researcher
Sophie Loisel Fytexia Business Development Director
James Lomax UN Environment Programme Food Systems and Agriculture Adviser
Joanne Lunn John Lewis Partnership Partner and Health Manager, Commercial
Samanta Maci Kemin Human Nutrition and Health Senior Technical Manager EMEA
Andrea Martinez-Inchausti British Retail Consortium Deputy Director Food
Dr Gary Mendoza Stages of Change Managing Director
Rick Miller Mintel Associate Director, Specialised Nutrition
Esther Mills-Roberts Health Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) Communications Manager
Pascal Miola Kerry Taste and Nutrition Development Chef
Eva Monterrosa Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition Senior Programme Manager, Demand Creation & Behaviour Change
Ole G Mouritsen University of Copenhagen Professor of Gastrophysics and Culinary Food Innovation
Ramie Murray Dibba Bay Oysters Founder
Kate Nicholls UK Hospitality CEO
Danielle Nierenberg Food Tank President & Founder
Chris Noice Association of Convenience Stores Communications Director
Michelle Norman Suntory Beverage and Food Europe Director of External Affairs and Sustainability
Rebecca Norris-Small Caldic Sales Leader
Claire Nuttall The Brand Incubator Founder
Pattie O'Keefe Kerry Taste and Nutrition Nutrition Scientist
Greg Ohannessian Soma Mater Founding Partner
Simon Pearson University of Lincoln Founding Director, LIAT
Prof. Dr. Miriam Pein-Hackelbusch smartFoodTechnologyOWL Professor, University of Applied Sciences
Tom Peters Deliveroo Global Director, New Business
Guy Poppy University of Southampton Director of Transforming the UK food system for healthy people and a healthy environment & Professor Of Ecology
Professor Maggie Rae, PrFPH, FRSPH, FRCP(Hon) Faculty of Public Health President
Johanna Ralston World Obesity Federation CEO
Professor Nitya Rao Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development Director
Dr Stefano Renzetti Wageningen Food and Biobased Research Senior Scientist
Christian J Reynolds City, University of London Senior Lecturer, Centre for Food Policy
Ben Richardson-Hughes Holland & Barrett NPD Technologist
Tanya Robertson-Lambert Tanya’s Just Real Founder
Annie-Laure Robin Leatherhead Science Group plc MSc – Senior Regulatory Consultant
Suzanne Robinson What If! Innovation Director Innovation
Dr. Sally Rockey Foundation for Food & Agriculture Executive Director
Alex Ruani The Health Sciences Academy UCL Doctoral Researcher and Chief Science Educator
Dr. Matthew Ruby School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University Lecturer in Psychology
Tim Rycroft Food and Drink Federation Chief Operating Officer
Mandy Saven Stylus Director of Consumer Lifestyle
Laura Schlebes AAK Sustainable Multi-Oil Manager
Armen Sedrakyan Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations Economist, Subregional Office for GCC States and Yemen
Lalit Sharma Omya International AG Innovation Manager Food
Mathew Simpson CSB-System Area Sales Manager – UK & Ireland
Helena Slapø GreeNudge General Manager
Professor Barry Smith Centre for the Study of the Senses Founding Director
Dr André Sommer Cara Care Co-Founder & CEO
Marco Springmann Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food Senior Researcher
Laura Street Marks & Spencer Company Nutritionist
Dr Louise Sutherland Ceres Agri-Tech Project Development Director
Michael T. Roberts UCLA Executive Director, Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy
Dr Gal Tasaban Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Alison Tedstone Public Health England Deputy Director/Chief Nutritionist, Diet, Obesity & Physical Activity Division
Professor Robert Thomas Professor of Exercise & Nutritional Science University of Bedfordshire Consultant Oncologist Bedford & Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Trusts
Keith Thornhill Siemens Head of Food and Beverage, UK and Ireland
Alistair Trail SAC Consulting Senior Food & Drink Consultant
Charlie Trousdell Charlie Trousdell Associates Ltd
Liz Tucker Registered Nutritionist and industry Advisor
Meleknur Tuzun Avebe U.A Business Development Manager
Dr Maarten van der Kamp EIT Food Education Director
Marten van Gils Fairfood International Tech Director
Sunna van Kampen Tonic Health Founder
Dr Stefanie Vandevijvere Sciensano Senior Scientist, Public Health Nutrition, Epidemiology and Public Health
Andy Wardlaw MMR Group of Companies Chief Ideas Officer
Dominic Watkins DWF LLP Partner, Head of Food Group, London
Sarah Welch Ideas42 Vice President
Caitlin Welsh Center for Strategic and International Studies Director, Global Food Security Program
Daniel Whitby Lake Chemicals and Minerals Ltd Strategic Insights Manager
Professor Michael Winter OBE University of Exeter Professor of Land Economy and Society
Tom Wood Department of Health and Social Care Policy lead, Healthy Weight Team
Fabio Ziemmsen NX-Food CEO
Matja Zulj Agrivi CEO
Rami Zurayk American University of Beirut Professor of Ecosystem Management in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences