Stephen Catling joined the Board of Trustees in 2017 and became Chair in 2018. He was initially involved with FoodCycle through providing a pro-bono mentoring programme in 2015 at Head office.
Stephen is a true foodie. He studied Food Science and Chemistry at University and has subsequently been nearly 30 years in the food and food ingredients industry. He currently has his own company providing advisory, non-executive and consulting services to the food, ingredients and speciality chemical industry. Stephen has had a special focus on the nutrition and wellness area over the last year.
Until 2014, Stephen was Chief Executive of the speciality ingredients Division of Associated British Foods PLC, a FTSE 50 UK company . He held this role for over a decade. Prior to that he was Managing Director and Divisional President at Danisco A/S (now DuPont), a world leader in food ingredients.
“I passionately believe in the positive social impact that FoodCycle provides in local communities. I hope to bring all my food and business experience to the organisation to help FoodCycle continue to develop and grow in the coming years.”