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Allison Kane, Deliciously Yorkshire

February 1, 2024

Allison has run Deliciously Yorkshire (DY), the Regional Food Group for Yorkshire and the Humber since 2016. DY champion, support and promote the businesses, products, and people behind the fantastic array of food and drink produced across the region. She has a strong commercial background having returned to the UK after 13 years running a successful Business Consulting […]

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Steve Crow, Clarion Solicitors

February 1, 2024

Steve has over 35 years’ experience working for seven different professional services partnerships; 11 of which have been in a Big 4 environment. His degree was in engineering, and was a qualified design engineer/project manager working on major international projects. His career to date splits into thirds – engineering, Big 4 and finally 12 years […]

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Nigel Murray, Booths

February 1, 2024

Nigel joined Booths in November 2015 having spent his career to date in the food retail sector with Safeway, Tetley, Asda and Greggs. Born and bred in Blackburn, Lancashire he attended Manchester Polytechnic (Met) where he gained a B.A.(Hons) in Accounting & Finance followed by a Post Graduate Diploma and C.I.M. professional qualification in Marketing […]

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Liz MacIver, Barefoot Kitchen

February 1, 2024

Liz has over 15 years of experience within the food sector and is owner and Project Manager for Barefoot Kitchen CIC.  As a chef Liz has a wealth of knowledge about local food, procurement and a solid network of producers, growers, farmers and businesses with an ability to connect with more.  Barefoot Kitchen CIC is […]

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Paul Davison, Children & Families Living Well Service

February 1, 2024

Paul Davison is committed to improving public health and addressing obesity.  He has over 10 years of experience as an NHS registered dietitian, specialising in obesity and bariatric surgery.  Paul brings expertise in motivational interviewing, behaviour change, and academic research, with a passion for addressing the disparities underlying levels of childhood obesity. In his current […]

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Kamran Mahroof, University of Bradford

February 1, 2024

Dr Kamran Mahroof is an Associate Professor in Supply Chain Analytics and leads the MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics programme at the School of Management, University of Bradford. Prior to academia, Kamran held several industry roles within logistics and supply chain, which helped shape his research interests. He actively researches in the areas […]

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Hannah Fraser, Fraser Farms

February 1, 2024

Hannah is a medical doctor, interested in how our lifestyle, particularly our diet, impacts our risk and burden of disease. She is also a first-generation farmer with her husband in Yorkshire. They converted their land to organic production and now produce organic milling cereals. Combining her two interests, over the last 18 months she has […]

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Joshua Afzal, Terrafarmer, York

February 1, 2024

Joshua is an agriculture scientist, public speaker, and dedicated philanthropist with a background in research and community development. He has led research projects and collaboration with various universities and research institutions in the UK and abroad. He has played his role in advancing rural community development projects through his involvement with charitable organizations. His passion […]

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Fiona Black, The Halifax Academy

February 1, 2024

Embarking on a transformative journey within the education sector, Fiona has passionately driven change by prioritising community access to food through a multi-faceted approach. With a hands-on approach, she has demonstrated a commitment to creating sustainable and holistic solutions that go beyond the traditional confines of education. At the heart of this endeavour is the […]

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Jonathan Williams, FareShare Yorkshire

February 1, 2024

Jonathan is Head of Development at Yorkshire’s largest food redistribution organisation, FareShare Yorkshire.  His work is focused on removing time-critical logistical barriers to food redistribution and maximising the impact of food among hundreds of Yorkshire’s frontline charities.  Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2017, he convened stakeholders from across the food […]

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