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Alicia Weston
Alicia Weston
CEO, Bags of Taste
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Alicia Weston BEM FRSA is the founder and CEO of Bags of Taste, a nationwide health inequalities organisation that works with people with multiple disadvantages to improve their diets on a low budget. Her background as an innovator encompasses not only health inequalities and food, but also scientific research, finance, charity, policy making and behaviour change. After a career in finance, she went on to work on social housing finance at the New Economics Foundation, and was also the founder of a highly successful Supper Club, before founding Bags of Taste. She has subsequently lectured medical students across the UK on health inequalities, diet and behaviour change, and is the winner of the prestigious .ORG "Innovator of the Year" award. In 2019 she was awarded the British Empire Medal for her work with Bags of Taste. She was an adviser to the National Food Strategy and has contributed to numerous enquiries, conferences and research papers on food policy and food poverty.
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24 November, 2022