Christine is the UK’s first Groceries Code Adjudicator and oversees the implementation of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice by the 10 large grocery retailers with their direct suppliers. It is a 3 day/week position.
Christine is also Chair of MDS, a training provider of graduates to the food and produce industry; a Non-Executive Director of Anglia Farmers, a £250m farm-purchasing co-operative and on the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
A Chartered Engineer with 12 years’ experience in sales and marketing (Mars, Anchor, Vodafone), Christine ran the Co-operative Group’s farming business, the largest in the UK, for 11 years. She was awarded a CBE for services to agriculture in 2004.