Smart Food Matters, 1 – 2 April 2020, The Crystal, London






Smart Food Matters offers a choice of two streams sharing the very best new thinking and game-changing technologies and solutions. Each stream will bring together market-leading presentations, challenging debates, innovative start-up pitch panel sessions and an innovation hackathon. Sessions will also be interspersed with privately curated 1-2-1 meetings, providing speakers and delegates from around the world with the opportunity to make significant and valuable connections in a unique networking experience.


  • Lewis Akenji, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki and Executive Director, SEED
  • Euan Murray, Chief Executive, The Sustainability Consortium
  • Joan Marc Simon, Director, Zero Waste Europe
  • Kevin Austin, Deputy Director, Agriculture, Fisheries and the Natural Environment, Environment Agency
  • Stefano Agostini, Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé UK&I Ltd
  • Laura Degallaix, Director Environmental Sustainability, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Martin Kersh, Executive Director, Food Service Packaging Association
  • Russell Dunn, R&D Packaging Team Manager, Britvic
  • Siân Sutherland, Chief Changemaker, A Plastic Planet
  • Andy Sweetman, Sales & Marketing Manager, EMEA, Futamura
  • David Newman, Managing Director, BBIA
  • Patrick Holden, Founder and Chief Executive, Sustainable Food Trust
  • Jacqueline Hochreiter, Sustainability Lead, AB InBev
  • Phil McNaughton, Company Environment Manager, British Sugar
  • David Wilkinson, Head of Agricultural Procurement, PepsiCo Europe
  • Dr Sonal Choudhary, Principal Investigator, Food Network+, Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Dr Tina Barsby OBE, Director and CEO, National Institute of Agricultural Botany