Jat Sahota is Head of Corporate Responsibility for Sainsbury’s and leads the strategic direction and operation execution of Sainsbury’s 5 CR principles. Jat joined Sainsbury’s in 2006 as Head of Fruit, where his team were responsible for the conversion of Sainsbury’s bananas to 100% Fairtrade, making Sainsbury’s the UK's largest retailer of Fairtrade products.
Prior to joining Sainsbury’s Jat held senior Marketing and Trading roles at Heinz and Safeway.
Married with 3 young children, Jat lives in West London and has a Biology degree from University College London. In June of 2008 Jat joined the Board of Race for Opportunity