Over 25 years experience in Manufacturing Operations, with specialist knowledge of Food, Textiles, Brewing and Confectionery along with a depth of knowledge and expertise in general business management.
FOUNDER & LEAD CONSULTANT,
SMART ADVICE CONSULTING
Feb 2022 to present
Following a broad and very successful career in industry, I decided to set up my own management consulting practice to allow me to listen to the problems faced by business and then apply my skills to help them find & implement solutions.
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, ABRAHAM MOON
Aug 2019 to date
Board responsibility within a £20m + Textiles business. Led various operational and business change programmes to refine processes, develop people and generate higher profits
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, CAMIRA FABRICS
Jan 2016 to Aug 2019
Multi-site responsibility within a £100m + Textiles business. Development of new processes to enhance profitability from 5% to 12%
FACTORY MANAGER, MORRISONS PRODUCE
Jan 2012 to Jan 2016
Site Management responsibility within the second largest fresh food business in the UK. Full P&L responsibility as well as leader of all change and improvement programmes for the site.
VARIOUS SENIOR MANAGER ROLES
Aug 1998 to Jan 2012
Management and technical roles within huge businesses in various industries. Including Molson Coors, Nestle, Carlsberg and Coca-Cola.
From 1998 to present
IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
BSc (Hons) in Design & Innovation
Diploma in Design and Innovation
Certificate in Accounting
IOSH Safety for Senior Executives & Directors
IOSH Managing Environmental Responsibilities
Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 (Manufacturing)
LRQA Internal QMS Auditor
Intermediate Certificate in applied HACCP principles (Honours)
NEBOSH Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health
Diploma in Brewing
Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing & Distribution