Highly motivated food consultant, who is committed to provide immediate value to clients to meet their objectives, with over 30 years experience including 12 years in Asia, with full regional responsibility for a multinational European Dairy and Beverage Manufacturer. Having operated successfully at Director level while being heavily involved with day to day operations of business units including, Manufacturing, Finance, Accounting Engineering, Logistics, HR, Sales & Marketing,. Cross-culturally sensitive, with thorough experience in the management of international joint ventures, particularly in Asia. Proven skills in Plant Design, Construction, Rationalisation and Upgrading. Solid track record of adding corporate value through Product Development and New Business Start-ups. Experienced in Strategic Planning, Project Management and Management Reporting Systems. Strong leader with track record in developing teams & individuals at all levels of the business through tailored programs leveraging off individuals strengths to build learning organisations.
Specialties: Aseptic System, Dairy, Beverage, Continuous improvement, Change Management, Capital development and Systems Development(people & process)
Ian is currently a consultant to National Food Institute and consults to other Food Industry and manufacturing business’s