Ms Ann Davison

Ann Davison (consumer) is an expert in customer insight, consumer engagement and clear communication.

She began her career at Which? and has worked in consumer affairs for most of her career, running consumer organisations and networks such as Foodaware: the Consumers’ Food Group. She won the UK Woman of Europe 2000 Award.

Ann has served as a consumer representative on a number of government committees – Defra’s Expert Panel on Air Quality Standards, the Adult Learning Committee of the Learning and Skills Council and currently Defra’s Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food - she chairs the Communications Subcommittee. For nearly six years, Ann was Defra’s consumer adviser and ran its Consumer Representatives Group.

Ann co-founded the Fairtrade Foundation and chaired its Certification Committee for eleven years. She is also a member of the British Standards Institute’s Consumer and Public Interest Strategic Advisory Committee, the National Consumers Federation and the National Council of Women.