Helen Browning OBE
Chief Executive, Soil Association. Former Chair of the Food Ethics Council
Helen became Chief Executive of the Soil Association in March 2011, and prior to that was Director of External Affairs at the National Trust. Helen was Chair of the Food Ethics Council for 14 years, until October 2016.
She has been a member of several important commissions concerning British agriculture and food, including the Curry Commission on the Future of Farming and Food; the Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission; and the Meat and Livestock Commission. She was awarded an OBE in 1998 for services to organic farming. Helen stepped down from the Food Ethics Council in October 2021.