After graduating with a bachelor’s degree (LLB) in law and French (UK) and a diploma in French law (Grenoble, France), Frances moved to Paris to complete a Master’s degree in European Public Affairs. She then spent two years in Brussels working in the European Public Affairs department of a large multinational retail company, with particular responsibilities for food and consumer policy and engagement with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Frances is currently Secretary General of two global trade associations in the food sector. In addition to her leadership responsibilities, she also advises associations on strategic development and food regulatory matters. Frances is a member of the Council of the European Food Law Association (EFLA). She is fluent in French, English (mother tongue) and Spanish.