Food Waste: a Panel Discussion

Queen Charlotte Hall Theatre, Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE

14 Nov 2017 - 19:00 - 20:30

A third of the world are obese. A third of the world are hungry. A third of all food is thrown away.

Your health, your world and your future ... your chance to listen to the issues and contribute to this crucial debate for the next generation!

The event will be chaired by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington, vice chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Food Waste, and a Trustee of Feeding Britain, a charity set up to help people in poverty.

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On the panel will be:

  • James Cracknell, OBE, double Olympic Gold Medalist and spokesman on Obesity Health and Fitness
  • Professor Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Kings College London and Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences and Author of The Diet Myth and Identically Different
  • Zac Goldsmith, previously MP Richmond Park, Environmental Campaigner
  • Dr Tania Mathias, MP Twickenham
  • Dr Simon Chapman BA BM FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician Obesity Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
  • Dr Sue Reeves, University of Roehampton Principal Lecturer in Nutrition, Health Sciences, Dept of Life Sciences
  • Amanda Curtis, Senior Plan A Environment Manager, Marks & Spencer Plc
  • Linda Cregan, CEO Childrens Food Trust CEO
  • Laura Mason, Feeding Britain Co Trustee and Office of John Glen MP Salisbury
  • Laura Winningham, CEO City Harvest London Giving Food Another Life

The panel members will each talk about their work for 5 minutes, followed by half an hour of questions from the audience.

The event will take place in the Queen Charlotte Hall Theatre, Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE.

We welcome students, alumni and partners of RACC, local businesses in the food sector, organisations in the food recycling space, charities, and local community and campaigners with an interest in food waste and its solutions.

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