Roger Cadbury "has served on the council since 1996. He is also on the board of the certification company and was its chairman for eight years. He is chairman of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust; chairman of the Bournville Village Trust which supports community development; chairman of a school foundation; chairman of an education trust for adults; and a trustee of several charitable trusts which have supported the Soil Association with grants and donations over a number of years. Previously he was managing director of General Foods UK Ltd and Whitworth Holdings, and chairman of Premier Brands. Roger was also a non-executive director of NFU Mutual Insurance and Archant Ltd (formerly Eastern Counties Newspapers)."