BSDA Officers and BSDA Team

BSDA Officers


Dr Marnie Millard

Elected by the membership every two years, the President is Chairman of the Executive Council and Board of Management. The current President is Dr Marnie Millard, Chief Executive Officer, Nichols plc.

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Vice President

Paul Graham

Elected by the membership every two years, the current Vice President is Paul Graham, Managing Director, Britvic.

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Director General

Gavin Partington

The Director General is the general manager of the day to day activities of BSDA and Company Secretary for the Association, reporting to the President and the Executive Council. The role is held by Gavin Partington.

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Technical Executive

Dr Fiona Palmer

Public Affairs Manager

Lewis Van Diggele

Policy Manager

Rebecka Steven

Marketing Communications Manager 

Jacqueline Wall

Press Officer

Martyn Fisher

Team Assistant

Jo Hawkes