Shane Holland - Chairman
Chair of Slow Food London since 2008 and Director for England within Slow Food UK. A food and third sector management consultant, he has considerable experience in both fields having managed very large food businesses and holding Chair positions in several other very large NFPs. He has particular interest in our most vulnerable citizens, and their issues of food poverty, skills, education, offending, and access to service; and leads on the Slow Food London education projects.
He frequently speaks in public & in the media about Slow Food, and is the principal author of the fortnightly Slow Food London journal. He is a Fellow of the RSA, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Member of the Institutes of Enterprise and Hospitality. and a BIS registered business mentor.
Alistair Cameron - Secretary
A member of Slow Food since 2002, and a member of Slow Food London committee since 2009. Attended Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre in 2002 and 2006, in 2011 was a delegate from Slow Food London at Terra Madre. A retailer of food and wine for many years, at Borough Market between 2000 and 2008.A keen market shopper and curious cook, he leads in particular on Producer Partnerships & Forgotten Foods, and co-authors the fortnightly Slow Food London Journal.
Bill Green - Treasurer
Treasurer since 2008, Bill's background is within F&B operations, in particular within the Pub sector. He has significant interest in real ale, and is active within the CAMRA network.
Georgie Knight - Community Manager
Georgie heads up our Slow Food online community work, overseeing our social media since 2009, and co-edits the Slow Food London newsletter. With a background in sustainable food NGOs, she ran the London Food Link network for Sustain for two years, and has a particular interest in removing barriers to sustainable food for all Londoners, and protecting and celebrating the capital's diverse food scene. She attended Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre in 2008 and 2006.
She writes a weekly blog in our community section on how to eat (mostly) slow in London.
A long time Slow Food Member, the movement has been core to his values and beliefs all his life. A believer that traditional food is the cornerstone of a society and should be preserved as much as other cultural heritages, formed from first hand experience of growing up in an agricultural area. His particular interests are to promote local food to help producers meet the markets. He brings considerable financial acumen, as an accountant by profession.
Born in Turin and always been in some way involved with the movement it was natural for Stefano to get a sponsorship to England, to work in the office of Slow Food UK. Now a seasoned food industry professional he works for one of the largest Italian food importers in the country.
He has particular knowledge and links with the global Slow Food community; and oversees our links with Slow Food groups globally.
Vanda has a background in F&B operations, but also has spent much time within the third sector, where she has held a variety of posts. She has particular interest in sustainable food production, and is a Fellow of the RSA.