Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd

Stephen Batchford, Science, Technical Insights and Policy Manager

Steve currently works as the Science, Technical Insights and Policy Manager for Sainsbury’s, with accountability for horizon scanning of product safety, integrity and authenticity risks, and Sainsbury’s technical documents. He leads on a number of key food integrity related initiatives for the business including antimicrobial resistance, Campylobacter in poultry and chemical contaminants. Steve’s background is in microbiology and he has previously held a number of food safety management positions within the retail and foodservice sectors