Director General, Food and Drink Federation

Ian Wright is the Director-General of the Food & Drink Federation, the representative voice of the UK’s largest manufacturing sector.
Before joining FDF in March 2015, he spent 14 years responsible for the management of Diageo’s reputation as it became one of the world’s most trusted and respected companies. He has also worked for Mars Confectionery, Pillsbury and Burger King, as well as spells in consultancy and politics.

He was awarded a CBE for political and public service in 2015. He is also a non-executive director of Mass1, a member of the advisory board of The Work Crowd and a trustee of both The WAVE Trust and Children on the Edge