About us

The team at Povey & Company has extensive experience in the application of EC food law and enforcement issues. The company is proud of its client list which includes household names.

Paul Povey MCIEH Cert Ed, Director

Paul Povey, Managing Director PoveyCo LtdPaul practised as an EHO and was a lecturer in food safety teaching undergraduate EHOs before starting his own company. He has been an external examiner at the universities of King’s College London, Middlesex and Nottingham Trent

His expert witness work has included several high-profile cases and has given evidence in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts and the High Court.

He has contributed to TV and radio, including undercover investigations for C4 ‘Dispatches’


Elaine Povey Bsc (Hons) MCIEH RNutr, Director

Elaine Povey, Managing Director PoveyCo LtdElaine is a Registered Nutritionist, a qualified EHO and teacher. She has worked in the food industry, environmental health and has been a national training manager for an international company

Her nutrition work has involved the development of nutrition courses for caterers, cookery schools and school meals’ services, including nutritional analysis and advising on menus, healthy eating and labelling.