Leading food, farming and agriculture lawyer, Sian Edmunds, is to join the Happerley Food Provenance Advisory Board along with Chris Crookall-Fallon of Co-op Futures.
Sian is a partner in Bristol law firm Burges Salmon She heads their food and drink team and is an experienced member of the firm's food and farming, land and estates and contentious trust teams.
Sian explains “In my opinion, Happerley is exactly the sort of initiative the food sector needs and can benefit from. I look forward to sharing my expertise to help shape what I hope might become a credible and universal means of validating food provenance.”
Chris Crookall-Fallon BSc MBA FRSA is a community and co-operative business specialist. He adds: “I think Happerley Provenance is about so much more than just a great application of blockchain technology. By linking consumers to a co-operative partnership of food chain companies, we can deliver important benefits, both social and economic. It’s an exciting, necessary and timely initiative, so I’m delighted to support the founders by serving on the Advisory Board”
Peter Jinman OBE, chairs the Happerley Advisory Board.
ROLE OF ADVISORY BOARD
1. To review and refine terms and conditions of membership, certification and passporting for the benefit of the whole food industry, consulting to The Happerley Council, comprising Founder Members.
2. Oversee its transition into a producer controlled entity.