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Allison Kane, Deliciously Yorkshire

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 and Partnership and Membership Marketing company in Dubai. Prior to this she held a range of operational and commercial roles at both American Express and Thomas Cook.

As part of her role at Deliciously Yorkshire she has been part of the Grow Yorkshire Steering Committee since its inception and sits on the Executive Committee of the Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network (YFFRN) supported by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. YFFRN’s goal is to enable farming, rural businesses, and communities to become more sustainable economically, environmentally, and socially. DY is one of the founding members of Food From England, a collaborative network of Regional Food Groups and SME food and drink stakeholders and she has regular input to activities run by the DEFRA Agri-Food Chain Directorate and is also part of the North Yorkshire Food Strategy Group.

She is passionate about the value of collaboration and how this can help businesses and drive transformational change.