Former Council members

We are honoured to have had an amazing group of people on our Council since our inception. Former Council members have included:

  • Professor Ruth Chadwick – Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics
  • Dr David Challacombe – retired consultant paediatrician specialising in nutritional and gastrointestinal disorders (deceased)
  • Charlie Clutterbuck – Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Food Policy, City University
  • Dr Paul Ekins – Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy at University College London
  • Janet Graham – Director, Teal Green Consultancy, former Director at Supporting Professionalism in Admissions
  • Julia Hailes OBE – Author and champion of green consumption
  • Jane Harris – Senior Consultant, Cordis Bright
  • Dr Michelle Harrison – CEO, Kantar Public
  • Dr Vernon Jennings – Managing Director, Sustainable Development Consultants
  • Carlo Leifert – Director of the Centre for Organics Research at Southern Cross University in Australia
  • Jeanette Longfield – Former Coordinator, Sustain alliance for better food and farming
  • Dr Peter Lund – Emeritus Professor of Molecular Microbiology, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham
  • Professor David Main – Veterinary surgeon and Professor of Production of Animal Health and Welfare at the Royal Agricultural University
  • Professor Ben Mepham – Honorary Professor in Bioethics at Nottingham University, co-founder of Food Ethics Council (read more about Ben here and his early history of the Food Ethics Council here)
  • Professor Kevin Morgan – Dean of Engagement and Professor of Governance and Develoment, School of Plannng and Geography, Cardiff University
  • Professor Richard Norman – Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Kent
  • Professor David Pink – Emeritus Professor of Crop Improvement at Harper Adams University
  • Professor Jules Pretty – Professor of Environment and Society, University of Essex and author
  • Dr Kate Rawles – Outdoor philosopher and author
  • Professor Chris Ritson – Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Marketing, University of Newcastle on Tyne
  • Professor Doris Schroeder – Professor of Moral Philosophy, Director of the Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancaster (UCLan) and Professor in the School of Law at UCLan Cyprus.
  • Colin Tudge – Writer, author and founder of Campaign for Real Farming
  • John Verrall – Pharmaceutical chemist, co-founder of Food Ethics Council
  • Professor John Webster – Professor Emeritus at the University of Bristol