Jan Matthews

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Images © Anne Braybon - National Portrait Gallery/Road to 2012

The Portrait

Jan Matthews
Photographed by Jillian Edelstein
8 November 2011, Smithfield Market, London

As Head of Catering, Cleaning and Waste for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) Jan Matthews is responsible for the largest peacetime catering operation in the world, serving fourteen million meals over seventy-seven days. LOCOG’s Food Vision Plan focuses on sustainability and local procurement and has set new industry standards. Matthews works with third party partners to deliver the London 2012 zero-direct-to-landfill pledge.

© Jillian Edelstein/National Portrait Gallery/BT Road to 2012