Food Waste: A third of the world are obese. A third of the world are hungry...

Tuesday 02 May 2017

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Food Waste: A third of the world are obese. A third of the world are hungry...

Food Waste: 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, a member of the House of Lords since 2011, is Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Food Waste, and is Trustee to Feeding Britain, a charity set up to help people in poverty.

The event will be opened by Professor Paul O’Prey Vice Chancellor University of Roehampton.

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 about 5-10 mins each followed by half an hour of questions from the audience.

The event will take place in the William Morris Lecture Theatre, Parkstead House, Whitelands Campus, University of Roehampton.


We welcome students from University of Roehampton, Alumni, University of Roehampton partners, 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.

This is a FREE event, registration only at Eventbrite, one ticket per person.

Free parking on site, outside Parkstead House.

A coffee and snack bar is available on the first floor welcomes all guests.