Speaker Details

Andy Richardson

Head of Corporate Affairs, Volac & Chair of the Welsh Food & Drink Board

Andy has worked in the food and farming sector for 30 years and during this time he has forged a reputation for being an impactful industry leader with a reputation for developing effective strategies, positivity and forging collaboration across diverse stakeholder groups. He believes in creating change for good and not just talking about it.

He currently chairs the Welsh Government Food & Drink Board and is a member of the UK Government Food & Drink Council. He has recently been a member of the Brexit Food & Farming Commission Steering Group and Chair of the Welsh Dairy Leadership Board.

Andy has co-founded industry, NGO & Government international collaborations including the recent “Protein Challenge 2040” which aims to create positive change in the global protein supply chain in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders.