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Food Safety Culture: Understanding the drivers to deliver successful implementation

Join FSQ Europe 2020 taking place on 29th & 30th January 2020 in London, UK  and do not miss out on presentation by the conference’s chairman Denis Tracey, Chief Technical Officer of Culture Compass.

Denis Treacy is well known throughout the Food Industry as an engaging, driven & decisive Executive Leader with 40 years of FMCG industry experience, the first 10 years in scientific roles, the last 30 years at Management, Leadership, Executive Chief Officer & President Level. After early roles in Unilever, Arla Foods & InBev, Denis was until very recently, President & Chief Safety, Quality, Security & Environment Officer for the $5bn Global Snack foods business Pladis Global. He also lead the Health & Safety agenda for Pladis parent company, Yildiz Holdings, and had responsibility for global food brands such as McVities, Godiva, Ulker, Kellogg & Mars, together with the wellbeing of 52, 000 employees in 13 countries and 4bn consumers worldwide. Denis heads Culture Compass Ltd, which serves to help businesses step change performance by understanding the links between Policies, Organisation and Performance, but through the critical element of Culture and behavior. Denis will keep the agenda energized and the day memorable using his rich knowledge, experience and his unique and entertaining character to illustrate the messages.

Denis will give his presentation in the afternoon of conference day 1, entitled: “Food Safety Culture – Understanding the drivers to deliver successful implementation” focusing on:

  • The culture compass 4 pillars of Food Safety & Quality Management
  • What drives food safety behaviors and what effect business culture has on decision making
  • The 4 key states of Food Safety & Quality Culture, how to recognize them
  • Driving positive change across all levels

Confirmed Speakers Also Include: 

  • Rob Phillips, Audit and Investigations Manager, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
  • Gideon Ashworth, Head of Food Defence, Bart Ingredients
  • Tom Hollands,  Innovation & Technical Director, Raynor Foods Ltd
  • Viviana Spaghetti, Director of European Affairs, The Whitehouse Consultancy
  • James Flynn, CTO, Primority Ltd
  • Gary McMahon, Microbiologist, Moy Park
  • Nemanja Vukanic, Head of Technical & Quality, Itsu Grocery
  • Virginie Rivas, Global Regulation And Food Safety DirectorGroupe Bel
  • Peter Littleton, Head of Technical, Christeyns Food Hygiene
  • Bert Debets, Quality Director Foods & Refreshment Division, Unilever Netherlands
  • Atanasios Moschos, Quality, Safety & Security Director, Confiserie Leonidas S.A
  • Christopher Moore, Head of Food Safety, Compass Group
  • Zitouni Ould-Dada, Deputy Director Climate and Environment Division – CBC, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Barry Turner,CEO, The British Plastics Federation
  • Elisa Mayrhofer, MSc, Microbiology and Cell Culture, OFI Technologie & Innovation GmbH

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For more information or registration please contact Angeliki Oikonomou on + 44 (0)203 141 0610