Barbara Bray MBE

Barbara is internationally known as a Food Safety Expert & Nutrition Strategist for the Food Industry as well as being a TEDx Speaker! Her background has led her to become one of the most well regarded consultants in the food industry.


After completing a BSc (Hons) in Food Technology in 1995, an MSc in Post-Harvest Technology in 1996 and an MSc in Human Nutrition in 2014, Barbara became a registered nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition. She is also a Nuffield Scholar.


Since then, Barbara’s work has seen her based in Uganda as part of the NGO sector and export agriculture before joining the international chilled foods business, Bakkavor, on the Accelerated Management Programme. Becoming a lead auditor and working in Europe, Middle East and African countries, Barbara has been helping to resolve technical issues to ensure compliance with customer and legal requirements for both small and established businesses, including implementing technical systems aligned with M&S and Tesco standards.


She was awarded and MBE in Summer 2019 for services to Food Nutrition.


Listen to Barbara and Max MacGillivray discuss her background, the future of food and why the food sector is such a great career for future generations!


To contact her direct so she and her team can assist your business, please visit the Alo Solutions website –

Host: Max MacGillivray – Editor in Chief, Beanstalk Global

Recorded September 2020


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