Sustainable Agriculture Practice Lead, UK
Simon leads Sustainable Agriculture at Anthesis where he works with major brands to embed technology enabled initiatives that support improvements in agricultural productivity, environmental stewardship and societal value.
His experience spans across global retail, agri-service and agri-tech. At Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, he delivered value across a variety of product quality, sourcing and sustainable agriculture roles, whilst at NSF International he supported clients develop and embed sustainable sourcing strategies.
Simon has considerable expertise in embedding innovation and emerging agriculture related technologies, having led partnerships at Agrimetrics, the UK government big data centre of excellence for the food Industry. Here his experience across the public and private sector catalysed improvements in data integration and innovative analytics that better support businesses, governments and farming to deliver greater productivity and profits whilst sourcing sustainably.