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Andy Richardson

Andy Richardson

Member, UK Food & Drink Sector Council
Andy was educated at Magdalen College school followed by an Honours Degree in Agriculture. He joined Unilever in 1989 then BOCM PAULS where he held several commercial roles. In 2000, he joined Volac, the dynamic UK dairy nutrition business, becoming Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability before leaving in February 2023. He is now a Partner in EFFP, the leading UK supply chain consultancy, and is a Non Exec Director in agrifood business together with being a Director in AIC Services. Andy has a passion for British food & drink. He chaired the Welsh Dairy industry review in 2015 and the Welsh Food & Drink Industry Board from 2015 to 2023. He is a member of the UK Government Food and Drink Sector Council, Strategic Trade Advisory Group and the Food & Drink Export Council. In 2018, he co-Founded the international collaboration “Protein Challenge 2040” which aimed to develop a sustainable global balance between protein production and consumption and is currently collaborating on a globally sustainable edible fats and oils initiative.

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