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The Commission has a membership of ten and is chaired by Sir Donald Curry.

Members have been appointed in a personal capacity, taking account of their background and expertise. They have not been appointed as representatives of any organisation.

Membership of the Commission

Sir Donald Curry CBE,
farmer (Northumberland) and former chair of the Meat and Livestock Commission


Helen Browning OBE,
organic farmer (Wiltshire)
Chair of the Soil Association

Sir Peter Davis, Group Chief Executive,
Sainsbury's plc.
Chair of Business in the Community

Iain Ferguson, QC,
Senior Vice-President,
Unilever plc.

Deirdre Hutton CBE, Chair,
National Consumer Council

DeAnne Julius, economist,
former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

Fiona Reynolds CBE,
 Director-General, National Trust

Mark Tinsley, farmer (Lincolnshire)

David Varney, Chairman,
BT Wireless.

Graham Wynne, Chief Executive,
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Commission Secretariat
The Commission is supported by a secretariat based in the Cabinet Office.

Secretary: James Quinault

Other staff:

Philip Andrews
Diana Linskey
Neil Jasper
Anthony Zacharzewski

Register Of Members Interests