Jon Woolven

Strategy & Innovation Director, Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD)

Jon is responsible for promoting and nurturing new initiatives and for overseeing flagship research projects at IGD, the research and training charity that helps the food and grocery industry to deliver the needs of the public.

Jon leads IGD’s Healthy Eating programme, working with a wide variety of companies to promote best practice and support public health.

He also oversees IGD’s work on Brexit, helping companies to prepare for the changes and maintain their service to consumers.

Jon joined IGD in June 1994 to lead the Market Intelligence team and his subsequent roles have included heading up IGD’s work on farming, science, supply chain, sustainability and economics.

Prior to this, Jon spent 14 years in a variety of business analysis and project leader roles with Alcan Aluminium.

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