Ethical Trade Standards Committee

The Ethical Trade Standards Committee meets at least once each year. We aim to have a wide and representative spread of appropriate expertise on the Committee together with consumer and public interest representatives. The Ethical Trade Standards Committee's remit is to develop and keep under review our Ethical Trade standards and to deal with any relevant issues referred to the committee from licensees, Soil Association members, the public or Soil Association Certification.

Current Committee members

  • Simon Wright: Organic food consultant (chair)
  • Andy Mitchell: Marks & Spencer
  • Christopher Stopes: Consultant
  • Damien Short: Senior Lecturer in Human Rights at the University of London
  • Michael Marriage: Doves Farm
  • Eileen Veitch-Clark: Organic Herb Trading Company
  • Richard Gantlett: Yatesbury Organic Farm
  • Rob Hardy: Dr. Bronner's
  • William Lana: Greenfibres
  • John Myers – former inspector
  • Janey Williams – OMSCO

For more information, contact Jenny Collins on or 0117 314 5178