Job Title: Head of Food, Health, Safety & Environment
Company: CH&Co Group
Emma Hill is the Head of Food, Health, Safety & Environment for the independent catering and hospitality group, CH&Co Group. It is Emma’s responsibility to effectively enable and empower all functions of the health and safety team, from policy writing and reviews through to handling individual customer cases, across the diverse CH&Co Group estate of specialist businesses, which includes B&I, commercial, education and retail.
Emma is a role model for people looking to develop a career in the industry. She joined Charlton House 20 years ago as a general assistant. Her clear understanding and aptitude for food and health and safety, together with a desire to continually gain knowledge and insight to drive innovation, has seen her progress steadily through the ranks. A pro-active and inspiring member of the team, Emma completed her BSc in Environmental Health, following six years of part-time studying, and was awarded a deserved First Class Honours.
Above all, Emma is passionate about improving the Food and Health and Safety culture both within CH&Co Group and across the hospitality industry. She was part of the working group that revised the Catering Industry Guide on behalf of UKHospitality, is an active member of the Food Experts Group, and is a Committee Member of the ACMSF (advisory Committee for the Microbiological Safety of Food) and is honoured to have the opportunity to work with UKHospitality to continue to deliver innovation and best practice.