SBPA Executive Team

SBPA Support 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