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ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Over 20 years experience in Food, Textiles, Brewing and Confectionery along with a depth of knowledge and expertise in general business management. I am an affiliate member of Chartered Quality Institute which guarantees I work to a recognised framework and conform to a professional code of conduct.

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.

EDUCATION

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

Interested in learning more about my qualifications? Contact me today.


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