Board of Trustees
ANDY STREET (Chair)
Currently a trustee on a variety of different community organisation boards, over the last 10 years or more, Andy has been committed to improving the lives of the people of Bristol. As a founding Director of successful global consultancy firm SLR, focusing on environmental and waste strategy, Andy now works part-time. Additionally, Andy is passionate about supporting micro finance and social investment in the developing world. For Andy, Feeding Bristol is an opportunity to bring together social charities and enterprise in a way that can drive systemic change in achieving a food secure city.
Cllr ANNA KEEN
The Labour Councillor for Hillfields, Anna is Cabinet Member for Employment and Skills and is the Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals for Bristol City. Anna is passionate about ensuring families have sufficient nutritionally balanced food, as well as empowering people with the knowledge to source, prepare and cook fresh food. Continuing to serve the community as a primary school teacher, Anna maintains a grass-roots appreciation of the needs of the city while being able to drive the political changes that will take us closer towards food security.
Sara is the Founder and Chair of Incredible Edible Bristol, an independent organisation that transforms unused parts of land into community gardens, which in turn provide free food to anyone who desires. She is also Vice Chair of the national network of Incredible Edible. Sara is a professional horticulturalist who is passionate about increasing local growing, and using this as a pathway to drive positive changes to the food culture in Bristol. Sara’s passion has led her to dedicate the last five years of her life to providing practical support to the community.
In addition to being a Senior Associate and Head of Community Engagement at law firm Burges Salmon, Jamie is also the Chair of Young Bristol. His strong belief in the need to support and develop local initiatives that reflect the needs of the different communities is a major reason for Jamie joining Feeding Bristol. Jamie is excited about the long-term food security improvements that Feeding Bristol aims to deliver.
As a local Bristolian, Julian has worked for numerous charities and social enterprises, most recently as CEO of FareShare South West. His work has always been focused on transforming communities struggling with high levels of deprivation. Joining Feeding Bristol, Julian is eager to apply his local knowledge and experience to reduce the effects of poverty and food insecurity within Bristol.
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Currently the Head of Early Years Services in Bristol. She has previously worked as an early years’ teacher and head teacher, both in the United States and the UK, a lecturer in early childhood studies in Further and Higher Education and as an Early Years Adviser. Between 2003 and 2010 Sally was the National Strategies Senior Regional Adviser for Early Years in the South West and in this role contributed to the development of the Early Years Foundation Stage statutory guidance and supporting resources. She supported the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage nationally, providing peer support to Early Years strategic leads in Local Authorities across the country. Sally has had a lifelong commitment to improving the quality of provision for children from birth to five and to establishing the importance of creative thinking and creative approaches to learning for young children and early years practitioners. She is passionate about working in partnership with colleagues in health, education and social care to develop integrated services that make sense to families and give every child a good start in life, particularly those facing the greatest challenges. Sally was awarded an OBE for services to Early Education in 2015.