Professor Chris Tyas

Director of Food Supplies, DEFRA

Chris Tyas was Senior Vice President and Global Head of Supply Chain for Nestle SA, the world’s largest food and drink manufacturer, and is a Visiting Professor at Sheffield University Management School.

In a 37 year career in the food industry, Chris has developed a deep conviction that good science, working with a responsible industry focused on the long term, effectively communicated to consumers and other stakeholders, will be vital for the world to meet the challenges of the next 30 years.

Chris has recently been appointed Director of Food Supplies by DEFRA. Read more here.

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