Fera Executives - Board of Directors - Science Committee

Fera Executives - Board of Directors - Science Committee

Our Executive Leadership Team, Board of Directors and Science Committee, brings together a wealth of cross-disciplinary experience across the agri-food-environment spectrum from the public and commercial sectors, helping Fera to devise and deploy the most impactful strategies for the benefit of the whole food system, consumers and the planet as well as for Fera’s own prosperity


Executive Directors

To ensure the successful delivery of the Company’s strategy, the Board consists of Directors with a wide range of relevant skills, knowledge and experience

Andrew Swift

Dr. Andrew Swift
Chief Executive Officer

Andrea Waller

Andrea Waller
Chief Operating Officer

Jodie Roebuck

Jodie Roebuck
Chief Financial Officer

David Phillips

David Phillips
Strategic Portfolio Director

Wendy Martindale

Wendy Martindale
Growth Director




Joint Venture Board

The Joint Venture Board (JVB) is composed of individuals who, because of their knowledge and experience, make valuable contributions to the overall conduct of the business. They are passionate about delivering the best outcomes for our stakeholder, partners, customers, colleagues and the environment.

Our JVB members have a strong commitment to high standards of corporate governance and in doing so represents the interests of our partners and stakeholders as it monitors the effectiveness of management policies and decisions and execution of strategies. It also helps ensure that the company operates in a legal, ethical, and socially responsible manner. 

Richard McCaarthy

Richard McCarthy
Chair

Dr. Andrew Swift

Dr. Andrew Swift
Chief Executive Officer

Jodie Roebuck

Jodie Roebuck
Chief Financial Officer

Gideon Henderson

Professor Gideon Henderson 
Defra

Einav Ben Yehudi

Einav Ben-Yehuda
Defra

Jennifer Scott

Jen Scott
Capita

Dr Linda K Bell

Dr Linda K Bell 
Independent NED

Professor Sir Ian Boyd

Professor Sir Ian Boyd
Independent NED


Science Committee

The Science Committee brings broad strategic perspective and expertise to support the Joint Venture Board (JVB) in the development and delivery of the Fera Science Strategy (Forward thinking for the Whole Food System – Science Strategy 2021-2026) strategic priorities, investments and policies. It will also advise the JVB across Fera’s research, innovation, training and will recommend strategic research and innovation investments.

Ian Boyd

Professor Sir Ian Boyd
Chair

Angela Booth

Dr Katherine Wotherspoon
Head of Science Strategy

Bob Doherty

Professor Bob Doherty
Science Committee Member

Dave Bench

Dave Bench
Science Committee Member

Gideon Henderson

Professor Gideon Henderson
Observer

Professor Guy M Poppy CB

Professor Guy Poppy
Science Committee Member

Janet Bainbridge

Professor Janet M Bainbridge
Science Committee Member

Paul Stennett

Paul Stennett
Science Committee Member

Robert Edwards

Professor Robert Edwards
Science Committee Member

Robin May

Robin May
Science Committee Member

Angela Booth

Angela Booth
Science Committee Member


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