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Dan Crossley

Dan Crossley

Executive Director, Food Ethics Council

Dan Crossley is Executive Director at Food Ethics Council, an independent think tank based in the UK whose mission is to accelerate the shift towards fair food systems that respect people, animals and planet. Dan has worked on food sustainability issues for over 15 years, leading work on issues from our relationship with meat to addressing household food insecurity to power dynamics in food systems.

He writes a regular monthly column for The Grocer magazine. Dan also holds, or has held, a number of senior advisory roles. Dan is a member of Defra’s Consumer Stakeholder Consultative Group and N8 AgriFood Food Systems Policy Hub Advisory Group. Dan previously chaired the Sustainable Food Supply Chains Commission and was appointed as one of WWF’s LiveWell Leaders in Europe. He formerly led Forum for the Future’s work on sustainable food, where he advised many of the world’s leading businesses and previously worked for a food manufacturing company. Dan has an MSc in Environmental Technology (specialising in Business and Sustainability) from Imperial College London and a BA (Hons) in Geography from University of Cambridge.