Dawn Welham

Dawn Welham FCIEH was appointed President-Elect of CIEH in July 2017 and, following a 30-year career, comes to the role with an in-depth knowledge of the fresh food, grocery and retail sectors covering product development, store operations and global supply chains.

Having first joined CIEH as a member in 1987, Dawn’s last role was as Technical Director for Authenticate IS, a supply chain mapping service, having joined from SAI Global, a multi-national risk management consultancy with head offices in Sydney, Australia where she was Global Technical Director.

Most of Dawn’s career was spent working with Asda Walmart as Technical Director which covered the whole of the supply base and operational food compliance. Prior to this role, Dawn served as Asda’s Head of Trading Law focusing on the operational side of the business. Dawn started her career with Wakefield Council where she stayed for 12 years