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Business leaders networking at the Peach 20/20 Conference  

Dan Crossley

Dan Crossley

Executive Director, Food Ethics Council

Dan Crossley is Executive Director at the Food Ethics Council, the not-for-profit working to facilitate shifts to food systems that are fairer for people, animals and the planet. Dan has worked on food sustainability issues for 20 years, leading work on a range of issues, from our relationship with meat to tackling household food insecurity to power dynamics in the food system. He writes a regular monthly column for the Grocer.

Dan holds, or has held, a number of senior advisory roles. Dan is a member of Defra’s Consumer Stakeholder Consultative Group, the Food Standards Agency Consumer Stakeholder Forum and on the External Advisory Board for the Global Food and Environment Institute at the University of Leeds. 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.