Brian Stein is Chairman of the Radiation Research Trust (RRT). He was awarded a CBE in 2014 for his contribution to business and the charity sector. Brian is also a director of the Industries Trade Association and Chair of a number of charities (Leicester Cares, Leicester Common Purpose).
Currently a non-executive director of two food companies, Chair of the Nottingham University Samworth Academy and a trustee of the Princes Countryside Fund, Brian has continued his studies with the Open University, gaining a law degree and a Masters in Business Administration
Background: Born in Liverpool, Brian began his career in Wiltshire as a management trainee with Bowyers. He spent 12 years in Wiltshire before moving to Nottingham and joined Northern Foods as the Managing Director of a dedicated Marks & Spencer chilled food site. Five years later he was Managing Director of Pork Farms and was promoted to the Group Executive of Northern Foods.
His career progressed with Northern Foods until 1995 when he joined Samworth Brothers Ltd as a Director. He took over as CEO 12 months later. Brian grew Samworth Bros. from a £90M turnover business to an £800M turnover business, retiring in 2012.
He became Electrically Sensitive (E.S.) in 2000 and joined ES UK and the Radiation Research Trust (RRT) as a trustee to advance the recognition of E.S. and the dangers of electromagnetic radiation.