Meet the Team

Simon Emeny

Chairman

Simon Emeny became the Chairman of BBPA in 2017.

Simon joined Fullers’ in 1996 from Bass plc where he held a variety of senior operational and strategic planning roles. Simon was appointed to the Board as Retail Director in May 1998, Managing Director, Fuller’s Inns in July 2006, Group Managing Director in November 2010 and Chief Executive in July 2013. Simon is also thee Non-Executive Senior Independent Director and chair of the Remuneration Committee of Dunelm Group plc. Simon is an economics graduate and alumnus of Harvard Business School.

BBPA Team

Stephen Livens

Policy Manager - Product Assurance & Supply Chain

Stephen joined the BBPA in 2010 and is responsible for developing the scientific and technical activities and policies of the Association. His remit encompasses the many technical issues that are associated with the brewery supply chain, from grain to glass, including; brewery asset management, food safety for pubs and breweries, product quality and assurance and product labelling. Stephen is also involved in helping to drive the BBPA’s beer and wholesomeness agenda.

He is a qualified industrial microbiologist with extensive commercial and scientific experience within the brewing industry. Prior to the BBPA, Stephen has worked at Young and Co’s Brewery in London and Campden BRI, where he was involved in both academic and commercial research projects as well as undertaking consultancy and troubleshooting  issues relating to brewery production and product quality, beer dispense hygiene and new product development. Before joining the Association, Stephen held the post of Head of the Brewing Services Department of Campden BRI.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product integrity
  • Supply chain
  • Health and Safety
  • Beer and health
  • Food in pubs policy
  • Beer quality & safety
  • Promotion of beer at external events
  • Asset management (containers, pallets, gas cylinders)
  • Beer dispense
  • Consumer information