The Food Matters Live Conference brings together 50 influential speakers – from new food innovators, established innovators and challenger brands to government ministers, scientists, renowned chefs, leading commentators and health professionals – in a series of thought-provoking debates and lectures to challenge assumptions, explore new ways of working and foster innovation. 

Past speakers include:

Justin King, Former Chief Executive, Sainsbury's

Heston Blumenthal, award-winning influential chef

Susan Greenfield, leading neuroscientist, writer, and broadcaster

Wayne Hemingway, Designer

Prue Leith CBE, VP, Sustainable Restaurant Association

Sue Gatenby, Senior Director Nutrition, PepsiCo

Cathryn Higgs, Head of Food Policy, Co-op

Dr Giles Yeo, Geneticist, University of Cambridge

Joanna Allen, Global Brand VP, Hellmann’s

Nick Morgan, Leader, Nutrition Team, Bounce

Prof. Tim Benton, Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds

Prof. Colette Shortt, Director Global Regulatory Affairs, Emerging Science & Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Ltd

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