Ursula Lavery

Technical and R&D Director Europe, Moy Park

Ursula joined Moy Park in 1987 as a Marketing Executive having graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Food Science from Queen’s University, Belfast. Ursula moved into Technical and Quality Management the following year and since then has steadily helped build Moy Park’s reputation as a leading food company with absolute commitment to food safety and quality.

Appointed to the Executive Board as Technical Director (Europe) in 2013, now Technical and R&D Director (Europe), Ursula is responsible for establishing an Integrated Europe-wide Technical organisation.

Recognised as a leading authority on Food Safety, Ursula sits on several advisory bodies including the Food Standards Agency (FSA), Acting on Campylobacter Together (ACT) Board, IGD Technical Leadership Forum, Chilled Food Association (CFA) Executive Committee, and is a board member of the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) and the Industrial Advisory Board of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast.