Focusing on sustainability, health, nutrition, and future-focused strategies, the Food Matters Live 2019 seminar streams bring together over 250 experts from the across food, drink, nutrition and health to share insight, ideas, and best-practice tips. Speakers include:


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Dr Mariëtte Abrahams Qina Director
Dr Aisling Aherne Kerry Taste & Nutrition Nutrition Science Manager
Dr Suzana Almoosawi NNEdPro Global Centre for Health and Nutrition Public Health Nutritionist
Ursula Arens British Dietetic Association
Amirah Ashouri MMR Research Associate Director – Client Engagement
Ross Austen European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) Vice Chair
Dr Amanda Avery Associate Professor in Nutrition & Dietetics, University of Nottingham; Consultant Dietitian in Weight Management, Slimming World & Chair Obesity Specialist Group, British Dietetic Association
Michael Baber Health Action Campaign Director
James Bagshaw E.Mission Co-Founder
Dr Katharina Bagul Euromonitor International Industry Manager – Food and Nutrition
Jessi Baker Provenance Founder
Dr Pilar Barceló Agrasys Managing Director
Tom Barton Honest Burgers Co-Founder
Ian Bates Reelbrands Ltd Co-Founder
Dr Sarah Bath University of Surrey Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition
Dr Trygve Bergeland Kappa Bioscience AS Vice President Science & Product Development
Jean Billant Advance London, London Waste and Recycling Board Senior Business Advisor
Carole Bingley RSSL Product & Ingredient Innovation Technical Specialist
Professor Ellen Blaak NUTRIM, School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Maastricht University Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Biology
George Bostock Cambridge Design Partnership Mechanical Engineer and Sustainability Champion
Alice Bresciani We Are Social Senior Research and Insight Director
Jayne Brookman Knowledge Transfer Network Head of Food
Maria Bryant University of Leeds Associate Professor, Diet, Obesity & Lifestyle Portfolio Lead
James Bull Tesco Head of Packaging
Megan Bullock Giant Peach Digital Marketing Manager
Martin Bunce Tin Horse Design Founder and Principal Director
Cathy Capelin Kantar World Panel UK Strategic Insight Director
Dawn Carr People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Director of Vegan Corporate Projects
Nick Carroll Mintel Senior Retail Analyst
Charlotte Catignani Treatt Research & Development Manager
Caroline Cerny Obesity Health Alliance Alliance Lead
Dr Edward Chambers Imperial College London Non-clinical Lecturer
Dr Kaly Chatakondu AAK Commercial Director
Aoife Chew The Big Picture Agency Associate Director
Paula Chin WWF UK Sustainable Materials Specialist
Robin Clark Just Eat Business Partnerships Director
Malcolm Clark Cancer Research UK Policy Manager, Cancer Prevention Department
Professor Kieran Clarke TΔS® Ltd Professor of Physiological Biochemistry, Director
Sarah Coe British Nutrition Foundation Nutrition Scientist
Dr Maria Carmen Collado Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology-Spanish National Research Council (IATA-CSIC) Research Scientist
Professor Lisa Collins N8 Agrifood
Maria Coronado Robles Euromonitor International Senior Consultant Natural Resources
Professor Michael Crawford Imperial College Director, Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition
Suze Cregan Jimmy’s Iced Coffee Co-Founder
Jimmy Cregan Jimmy’s Iced Coffee Co-founder
Caroline Cummins Oriflame Scientific Claims and Communication Manager – Nutritional Products Wellness
Chris Daly PepsiCo Europe Sub Saharan Africa VP Supply Chain Strategy, Transformation and Sustainability
Dr Andrea L. Darling University of Surrey Postdoctoral Researcher
Sophie Davies Planet Organic Ltd Buyer
Laurra Davis Brilliant Agency Creative Director
Mark Dempsey GlobalData Consulting Director, Consumer
Mark Driscoll Tasting the Future Director
Alex Durbridge Family (and friends) Creative Director
Professor Louise Dye University of Leeds N8 Agrifood Chair in Nutrition and Behaviour
Ben Ebbrell SORTEDfood Co-founder and chef
Gillian Ewers PragmatIC VP Marketing
Dr Emma Feeney UCD Institute of Food and Health Assistant Professor
Meredith Ford dunnhumby Customer Health Lead
Paul Foulkes-Arellano Sustainable Design Alliance Founder
Tam Fry FRSA National Obesity Forum Chairman and Spokesperson
Chris Fung Crussh Fit Food Former CEO
Professor Simon Gaisford University College London Professor of Pharmaceutics
Edward Gardiner Behavioural Science Group, Warwick Business School Behavioural Design Lead
Professor Paul Gately Leeds Beckett University Professor of Exercise and Obesity
Lisa Gawthorne Bravura Foods Vegan athlete and Founder
Jason Gibb Bread and Jam Festival Founder
Amy Glass Food and Drink Federation Senior Executive (Diet and Health)
Sarah Gooch Jordans Dorset Ryvita Regulatory and Nutrition Manager
Meeta Gournay Three Spirit Founder and CEO
John Graydon Siemens Business Development Manager
John Grumitt Changing Health Chief Executive
Emma Gubisch Leatherhead Food Reserach Head of Insight
Dr Thomas Gude Swiss Quality Testing Service (SQTS) Switzerland Director
Dr Mathilde Guerville Lactalis Research Scientist
Irine Gujabidze Bloom Brands Group Head of Marketing
Felix Gummer Sancroft Director
David Hall Behaviour Change Co-Founder
Dr Wendy Hall King’s College London Reader in Nutritional Sciences
Adam Harris Gousto Head of Proposition Projects and Delivery
Sue Hay Thrive CEO and Founder
Dr Laura Headley Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH Nutritional Scientist
Marianne Heer BASF SE Scientific Marketing Manager Human Nutrition
Dr Juliane Hellhammer Contract Research daacro & Saliva Lab Trier Founder & CEO
Mark Hilton Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd Head of Sustainable Business
Martha Hodgson Cambridge Design Partnership Marketing and Design Insights Research Consultant
Dr Koen Hogenelst TNO Scientist
Patrick Holden Sustainable Food Trust CEO
Alexa Hoyland Kellogg’s Health and Wellbeing Director EMEA
Julian Hunt Coca-Cola European Partners Vice President – Public Affairs and Communications
Andrew Hunt Aduna Co-Founder & Managing Director
David Jameson Oriflame Principle Scientist
Angie Jefferson Consultant Dietitian & Registered Nutritionist
Dr Sarah Jenkins Magenta Research Director
Sam Jennings CRN UK Technical Advisor
Ylva Johannesson Sustainable Restaurant Association Head of Membership
Derek Johnston Family (and Friends) Founder
Professor Alex Johnstone The Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen Senior Research Fellow
Dr Glenys Jones Association for Nutrition Deputy Chief Executive & Communications Manager
Annabel Karmel MBE Karmel Foods Limited Founder
Tess Kenning The Big Picture Agency Research Manager
Dr Conor Kerley Technological University Dublin Lecturer in Diet, Health and Disease
Martin Kersh Foodservice Packaging Association Executive Director
Sally-Ann Krzyzaniak PureCircle Limited Head of Regional Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, EMEA
Ross Lakhdari Sancroft Consultant, Resource Management and Pollution Prevention practice
Katrien Lambeens BENEO Product Manager Functional Fibres
Dr Gregory Lambert TargEDys CEO
Dr Ieva Laurie Tate & Lyle Principal Nutrition Scientist, EMEA
Jake Laxton Young Foodies Growth Manager
Damien Lee Solublue and Mr Lees Noodles Co-Founder
Martin Leeming TrakRap CEO
Dr Markus Lehtinen DuPont Nutrition and Health R& D Manager
Joanna Lewis Soil Association Director of Policy & Strategy
Sophie Loisel Fytexia Business Development Director
Matt Loose Canopy Sustainability Consulting Chief Executive & Founder
Sarah Lucas Mosa Meat Head of Operations
Marco Lucisano RISE Research Institutes of Sweden Senior Vice President
Professor Richard Luxton Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology, University of the West of England Director
Samanta Maci Kemin Human Nutrition and Health Senior Commercial and Technical Manager
Eoin Marshall Technation London Region Manager
Dr Wayne Martindale NCFM, University of Lincoln Food Insights and Sustainability
Vanessa Mayneris Plan Strategic Senior Consultant
Jill McCarron Fulfil Nutrition International Marketing Director
James McMaster Huel CEO
Caoimhe McQuaid Foodservice Nutrition & Clean Label Business Manager, Kerry Europe
Dr Helen Mitchell Smart Salt Oy Consulting Director of Science
Lesley Mitchell Forum for the Future Associate Director – Sustainable Nutrition
Chris Molloy Brand Potential Founder / Chief Client Officer
Ramon Mommersteeg FrieslandCampina DMV Market Segment Manager
Professor James Morton Liverpool John Moores University Director of Performance Solutions, Science in Sport; Professor of Exercise Metabolism
Claudia Mucciardi ESSNA Vice-Chair
Matthew Mullock CGA Client Director
Dr Daniel Munblit Imperial College London
Judith Murdoch AAK Sustainability Consultant
Cait Murray Cuan Tec Co-Founder
Daniel O’Shaughnessy The Naked Nutritionist Founder
Keiran Olivares Whitaker Entocycle Founder
Steve Osborn The Aurora Ceres Partnership Ltd Food Technology Scout
Jennifer Pardoe PB&Co Founder
Elena Parisi Recycling Technologies Sales and Marketing Director
Dan Parker Living Loud Chief Executive
Pierre-Yves Paslier Skipping Rocks Lab Co-Founder
Helen Passard Lucozade Ribena Suntory Head of Insight
Shaun Pearce Gousto Chief Technology Officer
Dr Dorotea Pein Hydrosol Head of Product Development
Sheelagh Pentony Kerry Senior Strategic Marketing Manager
Clare Pettinger School of Health Professions, University of Plymouth RD RNutr (Public Health) PhD and Lecturer in public health dietetics
Dr Brian Power University College of London Lecturer
Victoria Prince Energy Ball Recipes Founder
Sue Pritchard RSA Director – Food, Farming and Countryside Commission
James Read Giant Peach Founder
Christian J Reynolds University of Sheffield Knowledge Exchange Research Fellow (N8 AgriFood project)
Dr Alex Richardson and Founder Director, Food and Behaviour (FAB) Research Visiting Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford
Roger Roberts Veganuary Corporate Outreach Manager
Professor Peter Rogers University of Bristol Professor of Biological Psychology
Jenny Rosborough Jamie Oliver Ltd Head of Nutrition
Dr Megan Rossi The Gut Health Doctor
Alex Ruani The Health Sciences Academy UCL Doctoral Researcher and Chief Science Educator
Andrew Salter Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Head of Nutritional Sciences, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry
Tracey Sanderson Sensory Dimensions MD
Mandy Saven Stylus Head of Food and Beverage
Dr Courtney Scott The Food Foundation Research and Policy Advisor
Dr Alex Sexton Oxford Martin School Postdoctoral Researcher
Dorothy Shaver Knorr and Registered Dietitian, Unilever Global Sustainability Lead
Grace Simpson Goupie Brand Manager
Martin Stahel Zappar Sales Director
Mark Stangroom Beanies the Flavour Co. Commercial Director
Susie Stannard Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Senior Consumer Insight Analyst
Dr Simon Steenson British Nutrition Foundation Nutrition Scientist
Andrew Stephen Sustainable Restaurant Association CEO
Dr Neil Stephens Brunel University Wellcome Trust Research Fellow
Grant Strachan Brodies LLP Senior Associate
Rosa Sullivan Synergy Flavours Analytical Flavour Research Manager
Di Swanston HENRY Policy & Communications Manager
Carol Sycamore Roquette UK Business Developer
Soren Thomsen DSM Biocare Copenhagen CEO
Jo Tivers KFC Head of NPD
Dr Crionna Tobin Glanbia Performance Nutrition Head of Performance Nutrition, EMEA
Barbara Tocco Newcastle University Business School Project Manager & Research Associate
Tessa Tricks Hubbub Creative Partner
Thomas Ullram Givaudan International Category Manager Savoury and Plant Attitude
JJ van der Bij Tate & Lyle SVP Global Environment, Health & Safety
Vincent van Dijk Bioriginal Marketing & NPD Manager
Dr Saskia van Hemert Winclove Senior Scientist
Dr Els van Hoffen NIZO Principal Scientist Nutrition and Health
Charlotte Van Tendeloo BENEO Country Manager UK
Dr Elaine E. Vaughan Sensus (Royal Cosun) Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Leader
Karin Verzijden Axon Lawyers Food Lawyer
Kevin Vyse Packaging expert
Emma Walsh Food Cloud COO
Mike Webster 1HQ Brand Agency Director of 3D Structure
Laura Wellesley The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources
Chris White This Way Up CEO
Zoe Wilkins BDB Account Director
Dr Neil Williams Nottingham Trent University Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, Department of Sport Science
Professor Claire M Williams University of Reading Professor of Neuroscience
Rebecca Williams Sainsbury's Future Brands Team
Dr Lucy Williamson on behalf of The Watercress Company Nutrition Consultant
Dr Rob Winwood DSM Nutritional Products Vice Chair, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) UK and Manager EMEA Nutrition Science and Advocacy
Caroline Withers Cubo Innovation Director
Olivia Wollenberg Livia’s Founder and CEO
Rob Woodall The Meatless Farm Company CEO
Rupert Wyllie Wyllie Projects Principal