Our Council Members

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 (Trustee)
Founder, New Citizenship Project

Dr Julian Baggini
Freelance writer and philosopher

Helen Browning OBE 
Organic farmer; Chief Executive, Soil Association

David Croft (Trustee)
Global Director Sustainability, Environment and Human Rights at RB

Chloe Donovan
Chair Canal and River Trust Youth Engagement Advisory Group, Founder Hundred River Farm

Dr Nigel Dower
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Aberdeen University

Professor Elizabeth Dowler
Emeritus Professor of Food and Social Policy, Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick

Ralph Early (Trustee)
Food Scientist, former Professor of Food Industry, Harper Adams University

Cathryn Higgs
Food Policy Manager, Co-Operative Food.

Ruth Layton (Trustee)
Group Sustainability Director Benchmark Holdings plc

Joanna Lewis (Chair)
Strategy and Policy Director, Soil Association Food for Life

Patrick Mulvany
Agriculturalist

Professor David Pink
Emeritus Professor of Crop Improvement, Harper Adams University

Dr Kate Rawles
Outdoor Philosopher, Author and Activist

Pete Ritchie (Trustee)
Director of Nourish Scotland, and organic farmer

Geoff Tansey
Curator, Food Systems Academy

Patti Whaley (Treasurer)
Vice-chair, ActionAid UK

Dee Woods
Co-founder Granville Community Kitchen, member GLA London Food Board