Chief Executive, Food Standards Agency

Emily Miles has been Chief Executive of the Food Standards Agency since 2019 and a civil servant since the year 2000. She has worked in immigration and policing at the Home Office; in the centre of Government in Downing Street and the Cabinet Office; and on food, farming and environment issues at Defra; and now the FSA. Brexit has been a big part of her professional life since 2016. She lives in South London with Leelu the Labradoodle, and some humans. She is proud of being bi and is a parent to a non-binary teen. She is an active Quaker.