Nina Purcell

Nina joined the Food Standards Agency in 2014 as Director of Wales and is member of the Agency’s Executive Management Team.  She has overseen the implementation and delivery of a new feed audit system for Wales and the one year review of the mandatory Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.  In August 2015 she took responsibility for Regulatory. She is Senior Responsible Officer for the Regulating our Future Programme which is how the Food Standards Agency will develop a new and sustainable model for food regulation.

Throughout her career Nina has held a number of posts across the Civil Service, mainly in operational delivery. Prior to her appointment to the Food Standards Agency in February 2014 she was Chief Operating Officer with the Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency where she oversaw the restructure of the operational delivery and developed a new animal disease outbreak management model for Great Britain.