Highly experienced professional with >28 years of high impact project delivery within biscuit, cake, chocolate and confectionery applications.
Extensive business value improvement experience – from setting up implementation teams to defining strategy and delivering change.
Led the recruitment and development of pladis’ R&D Global Ingredients Expertise Team (7 heads), ensuring the Global and Regional (UK/EU/TR/USA/MENA) Innovation and Supply Chain change activity was delivered (value improvement, business continuity & crisis incident management). Portfolio value improvement program delivered >£10M annually across the Global ingredients portfolio.
Chocolate subject matter expert, previously responsible for all McVitie’s and Global chocolate development, value improvement, operational improvement and training.
Passionate about developing others and improving business ways of working to create value; created, developed and delivered the “R&D Academy” program (materials and business process training modules for Global R&D staff – c80 attendees in first 2 years).
Looking for roles where I can change business behaviours and ways of working to deliver sustainable, long term, benefit.