Ben Jones

Independent Governor

Ben Jones


Ben Jones is the Chief Financial Officer of The Summer Berry Company, based in Chichester, a food producer with operations in West Sussex and Portugal. He joined Summer Berry in February 2021 having spent the previous seven years working in the Chichester area, in the same role at Natures Way Foods, the UK’s largest producer of bag salads and coleslaw.

Prior to coming to West Sussex, Ben worked for 23 years at Unilever plc, holding a number of both financial and corporate roles, in the UK, Holland and Portugal.

Ben is married with three children and outside of work has interests in a variety of sports, country pursuits and woodland management.

Ben joined the Board of Governors in January 2022 and is a member of the Audit Committee.

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Andy Carpenter
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Bishop Ruth Bushyager
Church Independent Governor
Canon Dr Daniel Inman
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