Ian Wright

Ian Wright leads the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) – the representative voice for companies and trade associations across food and drink.  Before joining FDF in March 2015 he spent 14 years with Diageo plc – the world’s largest drinks business.  There he was the member of the executive committee responsible for the company’s reputation as it became one of the world’s most trusted and respected companies.  Earlier, he worked for Boots The Chemist and Mars Confectionery and had spells in consultancy and politics.  He chairs the Food & Drink Sector Council – the Government’s industry advisory body.  He also chairs the Food & Drink Trade Association Round Table.  Ian received a CBE for political and public service in August 2015.