Christine Tacon has been the Groceries Code Adjudicator since 2013, regulating the UK’s largest grocery retailers in the way they treat their suppliers. She is working to achieve behaviour change and a more equitable relationship between retailers and suppliers through persuasion and the promotion of good practices.
Christine is also a non-executive director of the AF Group and Chair of MDS Limited, a training provider for graduates in the fresh food and produce industry. Her professional background is as a Chartered Engineer with 12 years’ experience in sales and marketing. For 11 years she ran the largest farming business in the UK. She was awarded a CBE for services to agriculture in 2004.