OUr Council Members

The Food Ethics Council’s members work voluntarily and in a personal capacity. Their backgrounds include farming, food businesses and academia.

Jon Alexander

Jon Alexander

Co-Founder, New Citizenship Project

Dr Julian Baggini (Trustee)

Dr Julian Baggini (Trustee)

Freelance writer and philosopher

Chloe Donovan (Trustee)

Chloe Donovan (Trustee)

Founder Hundred River Farm

Nigel Dower (Trustee)

Nigel Dower (Trustee)

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

Professor Elizabeth Dowler

Professor Elizabeth Dowler

Emeritus Professor of Food and Social Policy

Ralph Early (Chair)

Ralph Early (Chair)

Independent Food Scientist and Food Ethicist

Professor Moya Kneafsey

Professor Moya Kneafsey

Professor of Human Geography, Food and Local Development

Ruth Layton

Ruth Layton

Founder and Director

Joanna Lewis

Joanna Lewis

Strategy and Policy Director, Soil Association

Patrick Mulvany

Patrick Mulvany

Agriculturalist

Pete Ritchie

Pete Ritchie

Director of Nourish Scotland and organic farmer

Dr Alexandra Sexton

Dr Alexandra Sexton

Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow

Albert Tucker (Trustee)

Albert Tucker (Trustee)

Independent consultant, advisor and social entrepreneur

Patti Whaley (Treasurer and Trustee)

Patti Whaley (Treasurer and Trustee)

Retired, Non-executive Director

Dee Woods

Dee Woods

Co-founder Granville Community Kitchen

We are fortunate to have had an amazing array of Council members since we were founded, some of whom have since stepped down, but many of whom are still actively involved in issues relating to food ethics. Former Council members are listed here.