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Fiona Gately - FSA Board Member

Outlines the professional history of our Board Members and gives details of any business interests they may have in order to ensure transparency.

Fiona Gately

Fiona Gately has extensive experience in the food industry, working across the sector for government, business and advocacy organisations.

She served as an expert adviser on food to the Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs   and served on its Advisory Committee on Organic Standards from 2003 to 2005. Between 2004 and 2011, she directed campaigns for Jamie Oliver’s on school dinners, cooking skills and obesity in the UK and US, leading engagement with consumers, stakeholders and government.  In 2005, she set up the School Food Trust for the Department for Education to deliver new standards and guidance for school meals and then served on the Board between 2009 and 2011.

Fiona established the award-winning product range for King Charles’ (then Prince of Wales) food brand Duchy Originals, establishing their supply chains and manufacturing partnerships and building consumer awareness of organic food.  More recently, she worked as head of marketing at the UK’s organic dairy co-operative, Omsco.  She is an adviser to the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and their Adopt A School Trust supporting them to promote food education and culinary skills through the hospitality industry.

Personal Interests

Consultancies and/or direct employment

  • Employed as a consultant through my company Nourish Communication Ltd.
  • Advisory role, Ateria Health Ltd and Member of their Advisory Board
  • Director, Nourish Communication Ltd

Unpaid Roles:

  • Adviser to the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and its Adopt A School Trust.
  • Director, 75/77 Kensington Gardens Square Ltd (unpaid)

Fee-paid work:

  • None


  • Nourish Communication Ltd.

Clubs and other organisations

  • Member of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
  • Member of the Serpentine Swimming Club

Other personal interests

  • Judge of Rural Enterprise Awards 2023


    • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

    Indirect support

    • None


    • None

    Land and property

    • None

    Other public appointments

    • None

    Non-personal interest

    • None