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Our Commentators & Opinion-formers

Michael Wale

Michael Wale

Writer and broadcaster on food and farming issues

Michael Wale is a writer and broadcaster with a particular interest in food and farming. He is a regular contributor on radio and TV and writes for the Financial Times and The Times.

    Elisabeth Winkler

    Elisabeth Winkler

    Journalist, food blogger and publicist

    Elisabeth Winkler is a journalist, food blogger (as Real Food Lover) and publicist. She is a former editor of Living Earth magazine and regular speaker and conference panellist

      Simon Wright

      Simon Wright

      Organic and Fairtrade brand specialist

      Simon Wright is the founder of OF+ Consulting. A former technical director at Green & Black’s and Whole Earth he is one of the foremost brand advisers to the natural and organic sector.

        Catherine Fookes

        Catherine Fookes

        Communications manager and children’s food campaigner

        Catherine Fookes is campaign manager for the ‘Organic. Naturally Different’ campaign and kids events co-ordinator for the Abergavenny Food Festival

          Matt Chittock

          Freelance Journalist

            John Silvestro

            John Silvestro

            Business Coach and Speaker

            John Silvestro started his career in the 1980s as a health foods retail consultant. Since then he has become an acclaimed business coach and speaker, having worked with consumer-focused companies in Britain, the USA, Canada and South Africa.

              Julia Zaltzman

              Freelance writer, editor and project manager

                Chris Whitehouse

                Chris Whitehouse

                Political affairs commentator

                Christopher Whitehouse is MD of leading political and communications consultancy www.whitehouseconsultancy.co.uk and is an adviser to Consumers for Health Choice and the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance.

                  Jim Manson

                  Editor-In-Chief

                  Jim Manson is Editor of www.npnews.co.uk and Editor-In-Chief of Diversified Communication UK's natural and organic publishing portfolio. He’s written widely on environment and development issues for specialist magazines and national media, including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and World Bank Urban Age.

                    Jane Wolfe

                    Deputy Editor, Natural Products Magazine

                    Jane Wolfe is deputy editor of Natural Products News. Having previously worked for the magazine as a sub and freelance journalist from its Steyning beginnings, before leaving to live in Greece, she couldn't resist re-joining NPN in 2013.

                      Diane Millis

                      Acting editor

                      Diane is Acting Editor of Natural Products News. She is an experienced magazine editor (and past editor of NPN), author of several books on eco-friendly living, and has many years of experience working on policy and partnerships in the conservation sector.

                        Sharna Waid

                        Sharna Waid

                        PR Executive, Diversified Communications

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