2014 Speakers Test

      • John O'Maoileoin - Dairy Crest

        John O’Maoileoin – Dairy Crest Corporate ResponsibilityDairy Crest

        John is an award winning corporate social responsibility and communications professional with 12 years-experience of working in fast moving, diverse and commercially driven environments including Dairy Crest PLC and Tesco PLC. He recognises that when corporate responsibility is done well it’s not only good for the environment and society it also sparks innovative business ideas, increases employee engagement, helps a company gain a better understanding of its customers, reduces risks and increases profits. With strong influencing skills he has worked successfully at all levels (internall…

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      • Inder Poonaji - Head of Sustainability, Nestle UK & Ireland

        Inder Poonaji – Head of Sustainability, Nestle UK & Ireland Corporate Head of SafetyNestlé UK & Ireland

        Inder is currently the Head of Sustainability for Nestle UK & Ireland leading the company’s work in the area of creating shared value in the field of Sustainability. He has worked internationally for several years pioneering holistic programmes that integrate systems reducing environment, social and safety impacts.  He successfully implemented Safety and Environment ISO standards for over 100 factories worldwide.  He is currently leading a holistic strategy for sustainable manufacturing along the supply chain from source to consumers, notable success have included – zero waste to landfill,…

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      • Darren Messem - Carbon Trust

        Darren Messem – Carbon Trust 

        Darran Messem leads the Carbon Trust’s pioneering certification team, and leads the Carbon Trust’s international development. Darran’s international experience includes being a Director of companies in Canada, the US, China and South Africa, and the UK. Before joining the Carbon Trust in 2010 Darran was Vice President Fuel Development for Royal Dutch Shell, and General Manager Market Development for British Airways. Darran graduated with a First in Geography from Cambridge University and holds a post-graduate diploma in Marketing. Beyond the Carbon Trust, Darran is Chairman of the Low Ca…

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      • Martin Chilcott - Conference Chairman

        Martin Chilcott – Conference Chairman 

        Martin Chilcott is the Founder and CEO of 2degrees, the global industry leader in fully-linked collaboration. 2degrees provides engagement programs for global corporations such as Asda-Walmart, Tesco, Kingfisher Group, Bord Bia and GlaxoSmithKline in over 50 countries. Delivering smarter, faster, sustainable business growth. 2degrees helps organizations collaborate and unlock hidden opportunities for efficiency and growth, by being more sustainable at a group and operational level. It does this through a unique community-led platform, enabling members to access essential information,…

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      • Simon Thompson - Mondelez International

        Simon Thompson – Mondelez International 

        Senior packaging technologist Mondelēz International Simon has over twenty years’ experience in the food manufacturing sector. In his current role he is the environmental packaging lead for the chocolate business of Mondelez Europe. As such he both shares best practice across the group and reports on packaging optimization projects internally and externally. The most rewarding part of his role as a packaging developer is to make a real difference to the environmental impact of the packaging used. He represents Mondelez on the board of INCPEN (the industry council for packaging and the…

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      • Amit Rama

        Amit Rama 

        Amit is a qualified chartered accountant with 13 years of experience as a corporate finance advisor. He has advised numerous multinationals and international investors in the natural resources and utilities sectors. Over the last 7 years, he has specialised on the renewable energy sector.   As a Vice President in the UK Green Investment Bank’s Waste and Bioenergy team, he has been involved in a number of transactions in the biomass sector. He has held positions i…

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      • John Durkan - ABP Food Group

        John Durkan – ABP Food Group Sustainability and Enviromental ManagerABP Foods

        John Durkan is the sustainability and enviromental manager at ABP Foods

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      • Mark Little

        Mark Little Head of Food Waste ReductionTesco Plc

        Head of Food Waste Reduction, Tesco PLC Mark is responsible for supporting the Group on the development and implementation of Tesco’s strategy for tackling supply chain, operational and household food waste. He is also responsible for engaging external stakeholders, colleagues and customers on sustainable food production and consumption. Previously, Mark managed Tesco’s product carbon footprinting programme including the development of a framework to measure and track progress against supply chain reduction targets and working with Category and suppliers to footprint and deliver best practic…

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      • Gavin Milligan - William Jackson Food Group

        Gavin Milligan – William Jackson Food Group Group Sustainability Director William Jackson Food Group

        Gavin Milligan holds a PhD from the University of London and worked for 9 years in the chemical industry before moving to the food sector. He has worked for a number of businesses ranging from SMEs to blue chip corporates in supply chain, operations and commercial roles and is currently Group Sustainability Director for the William Jackson Food Group. He is a former member of the sustainability steering group of the FDF, sits on the steering group of WRAP’s Product Sustainability Forum and the consumer sustainable lifestyles engagement working group at IGD, is a committee member of the RSC’s a…

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      • Paul Flanagan - First Milk

        Paul Flanagan – First Milk External Relations DirectorFirst Milk

        External Relations Director at First Milk

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      • Michael Dickstein - Heineken

        Michael Dickstein – Heineken Global Manager Sustainable DevelopmentHeineken International

        Michael is a seasoned business support professional with a proven track record in strategic CSR management and stakeholder engagement. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing and further integrating HEINEKEN’s approach to Sustainable Development, i.e. the Brewing a Better Future-programme. Sustainability being part of the six company strategies, this programme is focusing on four key areas: protecting water resources, reducing energy consumption/finding innovative solutions for renewable energy, sourcing sustainably and advocating responsible consumption. Previously, Michael was…

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      • Andrew Edlin

        Andrew Edlin Group Environment and Sustainability Director at 2 Sisters Food Grouphttp://www.2sfg.com/

        A passion for sustainability, the creativity to develop and apply strategies to any business context and the energy to make it really happen. A history of success across sectors and a love of a new challenge. Balancing compliance and creativity, and always making room to break things along the way. Executive and non executive experience across multiple sectors, including manufacturing, construction, infrastructure, FMCG, food and agriculture. Specialties: Sustainability Team Leadership People Development Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Governancee Ethics Environmental…

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