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FDF's core strength is in its technical expertise and deep understanding of industry issues. We employ over 60 people in our London and Edinburgh offices working for our members. FDF is divided into seven teams. In this section you can view staff by name, job title and by team.

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Position Name Phone Number Email Address


Executive Assistant to Ian WrightKay Relph-


Acting Director - FDF CymruPete Robertson-
AdministratorFrances Hume-
Associations & Groups SecretaryJacqueline Holland-
Associations and Groups ManagerGeraldine Albon-


CEODavid Thomson-
Chief Digital and Information OfficerHanne Christensen-Baker-
Chief ExecutiveIan Wright-
Chief Financial OfficerHolly Smedley-
Chief Operating OfficerTim Rycroft-
Chief Scientific OfficerHelen Munday-
Commercial ExecutiveCraig Hannington-
Communications ExecutiveKirsty Ritchie-
Corporate Affairs ExecutiveMegan Bevan-
Corporate Services SupportShahbaz Ahsan-


Database AdministratorAdam Brown-
Digital ConsultantKiran Patel-
Digital ManagerNina Hall-
Digital OfficerGeorgiana Chitea-
Director of Membership and Commercial EngagementNicki Hunt-


Economic Research and Exports Policy ManagerSarah Malone-
Employment and Access to Labour Policy ExecutiveAbi Alter-
EU Exit Policy ExecutiveLuke Hindlaugh-


Finance ExecutiveDonn Dinane-
Finance Executive - AssociationsKimberley Lynch-
Finance ManagerRobert Albon-
Finance Project SupportNick Shackleton-
Food Law, Labelling and Enforcement ManagerAlex Turtle-


Head of Climate Change & Energy PolicyEmma Piercy-
Head of Corporate AffairsJayne Almond-
Head of Food Integrity and PolicyKerina Cheesman-
Head of HRDanielle Price-
Head of Industrial Strategy, Skills and Employment - MATERNITY LEAVECaroline Keohane-
Head of International TradeDominic Goudie-
Head of Office & Executive Assistant - MATERNITY LEAVEKaren Todd-
Head of UK Diet and Health PolicyKate Halliwell-
HR AdvisorEmily Bloss-


Innovation ExecutiveEvangelia Thoukididou-
Interim Membership Engagement ExecutiveFiona McNaught-
InternJessica Stevens-
IT ManagerMandeep Singh-
IT System SupportAdan Abdirisak-


Marketing ExecutiveCasey Horn-
Media ManagerTed Woodward-
Membership Association Groups ExecutiveMadalina Popa-
Membership Engagement ExecutiveReema Patel-
Membership Engagement ManagerClaire Conquest-


Office Administrator and PA to CEOInge Armstrong-


Policy ManagerMark Harrison-
Policy ManagerCat Hay-
Public Affairs ManagerJulie Byers-


ReceptionistKelly Houlihan-
Reformulation for Health ManagerJoanne Burns-
Regulation (EU Exit) ManagerHelen Gillen-


Sector Technical & Regulatory ExecutiveFiyin Makinwa-
Sector technical and regulatory executiveIndika Pathirathna-
Senior Commercial Events ExecutiveFelipe Fernandes-
Senior Corporate Affairs ExecutiveEllie Ashwell-
Senior Environment Policy ManagerDavid Bellamy-
Senior Executive (Diet and Health)Louise Allen-
Senior Management Services ExecutiveDawn McAlroy-
Senior SecretaryJill Flagg-Young-
Senior Sector Technical and Regulatory ExecutiveMarion May-
Senior Sector Technical and Regulatory ExecutiveNatalie Verner-
Senior Technical and Regulatory ExecutiveKeneth Chinyama-
Skills ManagerMoira Stalker-
Sustainability and Environmental Policy ExecutiveEmma Mansbridge-
Sustainability ExecutiveSkye Oudemans-


Team AdministratorRachel Bickerstaffe-
Team AdministratorWesley Harsent-
Technical and Regulatory Expert (Consultant)Denise Crane-


UK Diet and Health Policy ManagerAmy Glass-


Workforce and Skills Policy ExecutiveTanya Barringer-
Workforce Skills ManagerMark Corbett-