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Food Waste: panel discussion

A third of the world are obese. A third of the world are hungry. A third of all food is thrown away.

Your health, your world and your future ... your chance to listen to the issues and contribute to this crucial debate for the next generation!

The event will be chaired by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington, vice chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Food Waste, and a Trustee of Feeding Britain, a charity set up to help people in poverty.

On the panel will be

Zac Goldsmith, MP Richmond Park, Environmental Campaigner

Dr Tania Mathias, previously MP Twickenham

Dr Simon Chapman BA BM FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician Obesity Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

Dr Sue Reeves, University of Roehampton Principal Lecturer in Nutrition, Health Sciences, Dept of Life Sciences

Amanda Curtis, Senior Plan A Environment Manager, Marks & Spencer Plc

Laura Mason, Feeding Britain Co Trustee and Office of John Glen MP Salisbury

Laura Merrony, Daily Operations, City Harvest London Giving Food Another Life

Cllr Pamela Fleming, Richmond Council Joint Deputy Leader - Environment, Business and Community

The panel members will each talk about their work for about 5 mins each followed by half an hour of questions from the audience.

The event will take place in the RACC Richmond Adults Community College in the heart of Richmond 3 mins walk from the station with easy plentiful and free parking behind the college.

RACC Transport Options

Buses: H22, H37, 65, R68, R70, 190, 290, 371, 419, 490

Mobility Buses: 938, 963, 964, 967

Tube/Train: Richmond 4 mins walk 


The college has 9 disabled spaces on site (3 front, 3 rear, 3 under Annex building) and a 20 minute drop off area in front of the Parkshot building

Large car park is available in the Old Deer Park, follow the carpark through to the smaller carpark directly behind the college and enter the college by rear entrance through cafe. Parking is free after 6.30pm. 

Old Deer Park
Twickenham Road, Richmond TW9 2RA
Car Park accessible from A316 or Park Lane off Parkshot.




We welcome students, Alumni, local businesses in the food sector, organisations in the food recycling space, charities, local community and campaigners with an interest in food waste and its solutions.

The Registration button below will take you to the Eventbrite registration page.

Event Properties

Event Date Tuesday 14 November 2017 6:30 pm
Event End Date Tuesday 14 November 2017 8:30 pm
Registration start date Monday 25 September 2017
Capacity 200
Cut-off date Tuesday 14 November 2017
18 Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RG, UK
We are no longer accepting registrations for this event.

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