Kaarin Goodburn is Director of the Chilled Food Association and has extensive knowledge of the chilled food industry internationally, relevant legislation and the best ways of influencing both commercial and public sector organisations and departmental bodies. She was awarded an MBE for services to the food industry in the Queen’s 2008 Birthday Honours List. She’s been described as a ‘fine communicator of complex issues in a commercial environment’ and is well used to dealing with all levels of people, from government ministers, to shop floor operatives. Being a British-Finnish dual national, she has a range of contacts in Finland as well as internationally.

Kaarin’s skills include:
• Project management
• Regulatory affairs intelligence
• Government issues intelligence
• Scientific and technical reviews
• Scenario development
• Industry news & technology bulletins
• Association management
• Signposting & business development