Dr Gavin Milligan
Group sustainability director, William Jackson Food Group
Dr Gavin Milligan holds a PhD from the University of London and worked for 9 years in the chemical industry before moving to the food sector. He has worked for a number of businesses ranging from SMEs to blue chip corporates in supply chain, operations and commercial roles and is currently ESG Director for the William Jackson Food Group where he is responsible for the company’s social and environmental programmes. He is a Member Director of Sedex, chairs the Management Committee of FoodWasteNet and the Agri-food Member Interest Group at Campden BRI, represents the Food Sector KTN on FoodDrinkEurope’s ETP project, is a committee member of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s agriculture sector group and sits on the Industrial Advisory Boards at Sheffield Hallam University’s National Centre for Excellence in Food Engineering and Lincoln University’s MSc programme in Agri-food technology. He is also a former member of the FDF’s sustainability steering group and WRAP’s Product Sustainability Forum.