Putting Money on the Menu: How can investors transform the UK food system?

Climate change
Tue, 07 February 2023
09:30 - 13:00

We're delighted to announce The Food Foundation is hosting the first UK investor conference dedicated to food systems.

With the UK food system in crisis, the invitation-only event will bring together analysts, policy makers and members of the Investor Coalition on UK Food Policy to discuss the central role the investment community must play in driving systemic transformation towards a healthy, sustainable and equitable food future.


Participants can also find out how they can support the transformation of our food systems for the wellbeing of the population and ensure the Government achieves its Net Zero commitment.

Keynote speaker:

Richard Walker OBE, Managing Director, Iceland Foods 

Opening address:

Professor Tim Benton, Research Director Emerging Risks, Director Environment and Society, Chatham House

Panel speakers:

Rachel Crossley, Head of Stewardship, Europe, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Dr Martin Buttle, Better Work Lead, CCLA Investment

Judith Evans, consumer industries correspondent, Financial Times

Peter Elwin, Director of Fixed Income, Head of Food and Land Use Programme, Planet Tracker

Rune-Christoffer Dragsdahl, Secretary General, Dansk Vegetarisk Forening, Denmark

Sophie Lawrence, Greenbank Stewardship and Engagement Lead, Rathbone Greenbank Investments 

Jessica Attard, Programme Director, ShareAction

Martin Bowman, Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager, Feedback

Allan Wilkinson, Head of Agrifoods, HSBC

This is in-person invitation-only event, taking place at Hatfields in London, and is funded by Healthy Food Healthy Planet. More info here

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