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Scientific and Technical Committee (STC)

The Scientific and Technical Committee (STC) steers Campden BRI’s scientific and technical activities at a strategic level. It also oversees the Member Interest Group (MIG) system, ensuring that the fourteen Member Interest Groups meet the needs of members. It’s main terms of reference are:-

It is supported in this role by the Member Interest Group Activities Working Group (MAWG), which comprises the Chairs of the fourteen Member Interest Groups and senior Campden BRI staff, and which reports to STC. The terms of reference for MAWG include:-

Campden BRI Scientific and Technical Committee


Dr. Simon Branch

Goldenfry Foods Ltd.


Mr. Nick Bassett / Mr. Calum Murray

Innovate UK


Mr. Steve Batchford

Sainsbury´s Supermarkets Ltd.


Mrs. Jacky Bowes

William Jackson Food Group


Mr. Patrick Carter

Marks & Spencer Ltd.


Mr. Mark Charlton

Allied Technical Centre


Dr. Sterling Crew

Kolak Snack Foods Ltd.


Dr. Rajesh Dhami

Pladis Global


Dr. Lucy Foster



Dr. Lorna Friis / Mr. James Phillips



Ms. Lynn Furnival

Weetabix Ltd.


Dr. Jan–Maarten Geertman



Mr. Bob Heygate

Heygates Ltd.


Mr. Chris Holland

Holmach Ltd.


Miss. Moira Howie

Waitrose Ltd.


Mr. David James

AkzoNobel Packaging Coatings


Mr. Brett Jeffery

Mars Snackfood UK


Mr. Patrick Lesueur

Bonduelle Europe


Ms. Ursula Lavery

Moy Park Ltd.


Mr. Bruce Linter

PepsiCo International Ltd.


Mr. Simon Livings

Nestlé Product Technology Centre


Ms. Ruth McDonald

Samworth Brothers Ltd.


Mr. Roddy McEwan

Molson Coors


Ms. Clare Menezes



Mr. David Rose



Ms. Lorna Schneider

Tesco Stores Ltd.


Mr. Mark Shippey

Samworth Brothers Ltd.


Mr. Brian Walsh

Kraft Heinz


Mr. Richard Whitaker

Crown Packaging UK Plc.


Member Interest Group Chair's:

Mr. Bob Clarke

Fenton Packaging (Packaging)


Mr. Stephen Greatbatch

Hovis Ltd. (Cereals, Milling and Baking)


Ms. Dawn Hardy

Unbar Rothon Ltd. (Meat and Poultry)


Miss. Moria Howie

Waitrose Ltd. (Nutrition and Health)



(Brewing and Fermented Alcoholic Beverages)


Ms. Ashleigh Moore

Gregg's Plc. (Food Service)


Mr. Bruce Lambourne

Mizkan Europe Ltd. (Quality and Food Safety Management)


Mr. Peter Littleton

Klenzan Ltd. (Processing, Operations and Preservation)


Dr. Gavin Milligan

William Jackson Food Group (Agri–Food)


Ms. Debra Smith

Vikan Ltd. (Microbiology)


Ms. Hannelize van Zyl

Heineken Supply Chain Ltd. (Sensory and Consumer)


Mr. Stuart Jones

Warburtons Ltd. (Food and Drink Science)

Scientific Advisers:

Dr. Gus Atri


Mr. Mark Fowler