Building a Global Food Safety Program: Risk Management in Complex Systems and New Markets

  • Food Safety through global connectivity: Balancing changes in expectations around the world
  • Strategies to navigate the complexities currently shaping the International food system
  • Building a responsible Supply Chain: Sourcing, Safety, and Sustainability
  • Transformative Leadership and setting the tone on a global scale

Clive Newton
Chief Food Safety Officer
Yum! Brands

Clive Newton has a 30-year career history in the food industry that encompasses general management, supply chain, food safety and food innovation. Working predominantly in Asia Pacific and global roles, Clive’s focus has orientated towards formulation of organizational strategy and governance. As a member of Yum!’s Compliance Oversight Committee, Clive is responsible for the definition and global deployment of Food Safety policy, standards and compliance programs across more than 130 countries with primary focus on new and developing markets.

Prior to joining Yum! Brands Inc. in 2007, he worked with H.J. Heinz Company in a variety of technical and commercial roles in the UK, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.

Clive earned his bachelors degree and doctorate in the UK before completing post-doctoral research at Stanford University.