Food Innovation & Sustainability Director, Sodexo
A highly respected individual with a wealth of industry experience, David’s role includes enhancing the reputation and recognition of Sodexo within the hospitality industry, driving chef development and food strategy initiatives with a key focus on sustainability and food waste initiatives. Highly active in promoting catering industry standards and current vice President of the Craft Guild of Chefs, David has been awarded a prestigious Catey Award for services to Foodservice, the Craft Guild of Chefs Order of Merit, and was recently awarded the Freedom of The City of London for services to the Hospitality Industry. Current initiatives include working with partners including The WWF, The World Resource Institute, Humane Society, The Food for Climate League and The Carbon Literacy Project as well as key producers and suppliers as well as industry professional bodies. This work includes identifying and building a range of training and development programmes to support new food models through apprenticeships and continued learning.