Our London team

Alison

Alison

  • Operational experience as a purchasing specialist in the FMCG sector and consultancy experience in procurement and planning
  • Experienced in cost reduction, harmonisation programmes and process management in FMCG companies and procurement of indirect goods in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. Particular expertise in supplier relationship management
  • Recent projects include procurement policy and process improvements, cost reduction for a European repacking operation and contract renewal for logistics and warehousing following a merger in the healthcare sector
Andy
Associate Partner

Andy

  • Over two decades of transforming organisations manufacturing operations and supply chains, following operational roles in procurement, manufacturing efficiency improvement and supply chain
  • Works at all levels from CXO Board to shopfloor to develop and deliver high impact efficiency improvement and change
  • Significant experience of designing and implementing complex manufacturing, operations and supply chain transformation programmes
Anna

Anna

  • Operational experience in demand and supply forecasting within FMCG environments
  • Specific expertise in complex seasonal event and promotional planning, new range launches, delivering cost savings via inventory and waste optimisation, and identifying and implementing systematic forecast accuracy improvement methods
  • Project examples include the development and rollout of a forecasting seasonality index tool, delivering an ambient warehouse relocation project, and enabling business cost out through optimisation of large promotional volume buys
Ben
Partner

Ben

  • Board level operational experience in management consultancy focusing on logistics and supply chain functions within the retail and FMCG sectors
  • Particular expertise in automated warehouse design, distribution network strategies, last mile logistics, warehouse management systems (WMS) and multi-channel logistics operations
  • With significant experience across the UK, Europe, Asia, USA and Australia, previous projects include design and tendering for the worlds largest automated multi-channel grocery warehouse, global network rationalisations, Brexit-driven European distribution strategies and grocery home shopping operational improvements
Bob
Associate Partner

Bob

  • Senior consulting and business leadership roles managing and leading major transformation programmes to reshape customer’s supply chain enhancing service level, building capacity and optimising spend
  • Extensive experience in logistics network design for European retailers and manufacturers and fulfilment centre design optimising automation and manual activities
  • Projects have included new multi-channel design and implementation, European logistics network design, home delivery operational implementation, optimum DC site location, logistic and automation tender management
Brendan

Brendan

  • Extensive supply chain experience in the FMCG and Pharma sectors, with a focus on planning
  • Expert experience in new planning process and system design, specialising in S&OP/IBP renewal, training and deployment.
  • Technical expertise across various planning systems, including SAP, Rapid Response and JDA
Caline

Caline

  • Operational experience in planning, portfolio optimisation, new product launch and customer supply chain management focusing on grocers, e-commerce, wholesalers and distributors
  • Areas of experience include demand planning, end to end project management, capability building, standardisation and management systems creation.
  • Extensive sector experience in FMCG
Camille

Camille

  • Operational experience in demand, supply and production planning
  • Particular expertise in managing short shelf life products, planning promotions, launching new products and adapting production plans to changing constraints. Sector experience includes FMCG, Food and Luxury industries
  • Projects include managing changes of third-party logistics providers, reducing costs through the development of new clearance channels and optimising production planning processes through the use of new ERP systems
Cat
Managing Principal

Cat

  • Significant experience in delivering operational transformation in both consulting and operational roles
  • Specific experience in programme management and ensuring robust governance is set up as part of transformation
  • Works across all levels of the organisation with a passion for cultural change initiatives that engage and inspire the entire organisation
Charlotte

Charlotte

  • Operational experience in manufacturing at a global FMCG company and consulting experience across the end to end supply chain
  • Expertise in project management, process control systems and waste cost reduction projects. Sector experience includes FMCG, drinks and utilities
  • Recent projects include the selection of an advanced planning and optimisation system, implementation support for an advanced planning system, business warehouse recovery support and factory efficiency improvements through complexity management and coaching on performance improvement tools
Charlotte

Charlotte

  • Operational and project experience in Ecommerce and food retail logistics
  • Experience includes network strategy, E2E supply chain transformation and 3PL management
  • Particular skills in project management and analytics
Chelsey

Chelsey

  • Merchandising experience in the retail sector, focusing on strategy and planning
  • Develops and implements merchandising strategy including analysis on performance metrics and the development of strategies to maximise return on investment and satisfy consumer demand
  • Planning and analytical support to buying teams to manage sales and other targeted key performance indicators
Chris

Chris

  • Experienced supply planner within global FMCG industry
  • Specific experience in new product launches, adapting production plans to demand changes and waste reduction in highly regulated and constrained environment
  • Industry experience in tobacco and electrical wholesale
Christian
Managing Principal

Christian

  • Operational and management experience in global logistics and freight forwarding companies and six years’ experience in strategy and management consulting with a focus on sourcing and procurement
  • Sourcing and procurement specialist in transforming procurement functions from initial assessment to implementation, cost reduction programs and shared service centre implementation
  • Projects include the design and implementation of global procurement shared service centres, indirect cost reduction programmes, procurement diagnostics and procurement operating model design
Claire

Claire

  • Experienced process engineer with operational leadership and change management in manufacturing environments
  • Expertise in a wide range of industries, including food and beverages, chemicals, and plastics
  • Management experience at operations level in a food manufacturing facility in UK
Crispin
Partner

Crispin

  • Over twenty five years’ experience of supply chain and operations improvement projects across multiple industries on a global and pan European scale
  • Skilled at leading highly complex, multi-country and cross-functional projects to drive out real benefit for clients, anchored in pragmatic, achievable solutions
  • Proven record of developing and leading break-through supply chain strategies through people development, IT systems and process control techniques
Dan

Dan

  • Over a decade of management consulting experience covering the end-to-end supply chain, with a focus on data-driven solutions
  • Leads and manages delivery teams. Particular expertise in network strategy and design, supply chain diagnostics and strategy
  • Previous projects include UK network strategy, automated warehouse design, markdown optimisation and retail outlet footprint optimisation
Dan

Dan

  • Broad operational experience in planning and logistics across major FMCG and eCommerce businesses
  • Specific expertise in 3PL management, warehouse operations, customer logistics and operational change programmes
  • Project experience includes: 3PL selection, negotiation and implementation; designing planning processes to promote continuous improvement and drive waste out of the supply chain; and delivering warehouse operational change programmes
Dave
Partner

Dave

  • Over 30 years’ experience of designing, managing and delivering complex change programmes, with a focus on manufacturing and planning
  • Proven record of cost reduction, performance improvement and use of technology to enable change across the supply chain
  • Project examples include supply chain process and performance improvement, ERP implementation, inventory reduction and service improvements
Dhara

Dhara

  • Marketing professional with over 11 years of marketing experience
  • Specialising in creation, development and implementation of brand strategies and multi-channel marketing campaigns
  • Sector experience includes, oil & gas, financial services, sports and automotive
Esther

Esther

  • A supply chain professional with operational experience in demand planning, distribution, manufacturing and regulatory compliance
  • Specific expertise in S&OP process, demand forecasting, business process mapping, sterile manufacturing, GMP, project management, divestments and new product introductions. Sector experience in FMCG and pharmaceuticals
  • Project examples include reducing write off costs from overstocking through the development of a promotional forecasting review process, implementation of visual management tools for KPI tracking, setting up and running the S&OP process to support the divestment of a pharmaceutical product in North America
Firas

Firas

  • Extensive supply chain experience across technology implementation and planning processes
  • Specific expertise in designing, building and testing supply chain technologies. Working closely with clients to ensure successful change management across all functions
  • Industry experience in retail and food manufacturing
Gosia

Gosia

  • A decade of experience in logistics solution design and delivering operational roles in transport and warehouse.
  • Led the transport solution design for a third-party logistics business. Identified and delivered transport efficiency initiatives across the globe for blue-chip companies.
  • Particular expertise in transport optimisation and modelling.
Grace

Grace

  • Specialist in procurement consulting with experience in leading value delivery workstreams for public sector and private clients
  • Experience in current and target operating model review and analysis
  • Proven record of excellence delivering end-to-end procurements including drafting requirements, developing strategies, managing the tender process, providing feedback to bidders, and interpreting and drafting contractual arrangements
Harpreet

Harpreet

  • Operations consulting experience in food manufacturing, defence and health and social care sectors
  • Particular experience in implementing process changes to reduce material and labour spend, designing and implementing performance metrics and end to end process design
  • Recent project experience includes training an in-house BI team to deliver material and labour initiatives
Harry

Harry

  • Line role experience in operational planning across FMCG and Telecommunications sectors
  • Experienced in operations planning, with expertise in capacity planning, export project management and end to end supply chain optimisation projects
  • Recent projects include improving forecast accuracy reporting for a telecommunications retailer
Helen

Helen

  • Operational experience in planning, manufacturing and logistics
  • Particular expertise in co-packing and lean manufacturing. Sector experience includes FMCG and drinks
  • Recent projects include a co-packing production strategy review, improving machine efficiency, optimising container utilisation for exports and reviewing end-to-end supply chain costs for a major product in on-trade accounts
Helen
Associate Partner

Helen

  • Over ten years’ of supply chain experience within the first-tier automotive, electronics and general engineering sectors
  • Experience of managing and delivering global projects with a focus on inventory modelling, distribution strategy and supply chain agility
  • Line roles covering international, multi-site responsibility for the end-to-end supply chain, including procurement, materials & production planning, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution
James

James

  • Industry experience in direct purchasing, focusing on account management, claim negotiation and capacity upscaling
  • Expertise in the manufacturing and automotive industry
  • Recent project experience includes evaluation of an automotive manufacturing company’s supply chain
James

James

  • Customer service expert who promotes the importance of an effortless end to end customer journey
  • Accomplished in the delivery of customer experience initiatives to promote loyalty, customer retention and the encouragement of brand advocacy
  • In-depth knowledge of service design and user experience for both retail and professional services sectors
James
Associate Partner

James

  • Experience in procurement consulting and UK government, focusing on cost optimisation, outsourcing and process improvement, including optimising the use of technology
  • Industry expertise in private equity, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and technology
  • Proven success record in developing and leading large-scale transformation projects, procurement digitalisation, and cost optimisation on time and within budget
Jennifer

Jennifer

  • Industry knowledge and experience of supply chain optimisation tools and Enterprise Information Systems
  • Data analytics skills utilising software such as Excel, SQL and Tableau
  • Particular interest in new and emerging technologies and the business value they can provide
Joe

Joe

  • Experience in delivering procurement consulting projects for global clients across North America and Europe
  • Significant industry expertise in automotive purchasing, focusing on cost optimisation, design for manufacture and supply chain optimisation
  • Recent projects include savings delivery in a commodity-price driven direct spend category, support of a procurement transformation programme, savings delivery and sales strategy development for a services and facilities management client
Joe

Joe

  • Particular interest in using data analytical methods to find patterns and help pinpoint client inefficiencies
  • Has previously worked with clients across a diverse range of industries including manufacturing, energy, retail and professional services
  • Recent projects include analysis of a new multi-channel network strategy
John
Associate Partner

John

  • Significant experience leading multi-country procurement transformations, including projects recognised by CIPS for Procurement Consulting Excellence
  • Background in the Big 4, focusing on large-scale transformation programmes in both the public and private sector
  • Specialisation in Programme set-up, Procurement TOM, commercial strategy, negotiation strategy, and complex procurement, and experience working across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East
Jon
Associate Partner

Jon

  • Board level operational experience in FMCG and oil and gas companies and over a decade in supply chain consulting
  • Leads and manages international teams. Logistics specialist with a focus on taking strategy from diagnostic to implementation, operational improvement and standardisation, tendering and contractor management
  • Projects include European network rationalisation, development and implementation of a global logistics improvement toolkit, logistics tendering, business transformation and an end-to-end supply chain review and diagnostic
Judith

Judith

  • Operational experience in retail operations, planning and procurement and consulting experience in supply chain planning, warehousing strategy, category management, and shared services
  • Experience in the retail, FMCG, drinks, petrochemicals, and healthcare sectors
  • Recent projects include European shared services detailed design, warehouse strategy, category management, and operating working capital optimisation
Julie

Julie

  • Transformation background with experience of operational and consulting roles in large global organisations
  • Designing and delivering cost out programmes in multiple sectors and inductions including manufacturing, retail, professional services and public sector
  • Procure to Pay analysis and improvement programme implementation of global process ownership for a Global Business Services organisation
Julie

Julie

  • Senior marketing professional with over 20 years’ experience
  • Skilled in marketing and brand strategy
  • Industry experience spans media, retail and professional services
June

June

  • Experienced supply planner within the FMCG industry.
  • Prior experience in project coordination and R&D
  • Expertise in production planning in constrained environments and process implementation within Supply
Karl

Karl

  • Operational and managerial experience in the 3PL, FMCG and food retail sectors
  • Specialist in logistics with particular emphasis on warehouse management, network strategy, transport optimisation and contract management
  • Projects include European network strategy, rate structure re-design, warehouse process review, cost-to-serve analysis, telematics migration and primary transport tendering
Kerry
Partner

Kerry

  • Background in logistics and planning
  • Experienced in leading complex change programmes, more recently within the Pharmaceutical industry, but with experience of Retail and FMCG
  • Ability to adapt to different working environments and employee groups with a reputation for consistently delivering results
Kunaal

Kunaal

  • Experience in operations and procurement consulting, focusing on data analytics, supplier engagement and implementation
  • Expertise in technology, FMCG, and healthcare
  • Skilled in consolidating and critically analysing large data sets and reviewing contracts as part of the design, creation, and management of RFPs
Laurie
Associate Partner

Laurie

  • Over 25 years’ experience in designing and implementing significant change programmes in logistics strategy and logistics operations improvement in the UK and across Europe
  • Background in operations and commercial roles from 3PL sector and has worked with leading clients across retail, consumer goods, and energy sectors
  • He is experienced in leading significant change projects involving process, organisational and technology change
Laurie
Managing Principal

Laurie

  • Expertise in strategy and procurement consulting, focusing on international process and cost optimisation projects across both direct and indirect spend categories
  • Experienced in leading global complex transformation programmes delivering strategic sourcing, target operating model design, process improvement or negotiation programmes
  • Delivered procurement opportunity assessments and implemented the subsequent programmes across a variety of sectors across Europe, Asia, US and South America
Lyuba
Managing Principal

Lyuba

  • Experience in managing complex global projects focusing on target operating model, strategic sourcing and value delivery, spend analytics and digitalisation, category management
  • Broad industry expertise across healthcare and life sciences, retail, financial services, insurance, transport and logistics, manufacturing, and public sector
  • Expert in strategic sourcing and has delivered numerous successful sourcing projects for global organisations across Europe and North America
Marc

Marc

  • Experience working with procurement and manufacturing functions for clients across automotive, retail, consumer products, and financial services
  • Specific expertise in generating significant cost-out initiatives, developing procurement policy and process, design-for-manufacture, digital twin, and production footprint
  • Recent project experience includes selection, negotiation and on-boarding of FMS provider for onsite vehicle repair clinics
Maria

Maria

  • Operational experience in manufacturing, supply and distribution planning across the end to end supply chain
  • Expertise in project management, business development and S&OP process. Sector experience includes FMCG, retail and energy
  • Recent projects include the consolidation of two manufacturing sites into one location; the development of a centralised planning hub in Europe, managing all the respective supply chain transformation; and the implementation of the planning software OM Partners across different production sites in UK and US
Marjan

Marjan

  • Operational experience in planning, customer supply chain management and procurement within the oil & gas and FMCG industries focusing on retailers, e-commerce clients as well as wholesalers
  • Areas of expertise include strategic sourcing and post-award contract management for onshore and offshore oil & gas projects with a focus on supplier relations management; omni-channel launch, demand and supply planning; distributor Supply Chain transformation
  • Recent projects include managing the contract for a US$1bn offshore EPCI project, saving on average 10-15% for the contracts awarded; developing processes for FG and PLV catalogue optimisation as well as establishing a launch sizing tool and launch performance library. Able to speak multiple languages with international experience within the FMCG industry
Mark

Mark

  • Operational excellence and quality executive, specialising in driving cultural change
  • Experienced in improvement program management and deployment, change management across manufacturing, FMCG, finance and logistics
  • Certified Master Black Belt and Practised facilitator in Change adoption and engagement workshops
Melanie

Melanie

  • Industry experience in direct and indirect procurement and supply chain focusing on supplier management, strategy, sourcing and category management
  • Expertise in aerospace, manufacturing, logistics and facilities management
  • Project experience includes opportunity assessment and procurement review, operational improvement delivery, long-term supplier relationship management strategy, strategic sourcing and cost optimisation
Michael

Michael

  • Experience in procurement & operations consulting, focusing on spend analytics and visualisation
  • Specialising in complex data analysis, optimisation, and programming
  • Projects include spend analysis and dashboard implementation, creation of advanced models to measure and track savings, design of a spend taxonomy and categorisation for a multinational company, consolidation of large data sources into a single procurement database
Michel
Managing Principal

Michel

  • Expertise in supply chain planning, network design, warehouse and transport optimisation, inventory management, aftermarket and digital
  • Experience working in the automotive, trains, aerospace and defence, oil and gas, minerals, industrial machines, agribusiness, retail and luxury goods industries
  • Projects include global supply chain transformation programmes, European aftermarket and services transformation and network optimisation
Miles

Miles

  • Broad supply chain experience with focus on planning across the secondary packaging, components, and life science sectors
  • Expertise in production planning, supply planning, developing excel based planning tools and improving and implementing end to end planning processes
  • Experienced in implementing S&OP in fast growing SMEs
Mohib

Mohib

  • Broad end to end supply chain experience in the FMCG sector
  • Particular expertise in lean manufacturing, supply planning, project management and customer service at a regional and global level
  • Recent projects include leading the manufacturing performance review and implementation of initiatives in a large European tea site, consolidation of four European warehouses into one location and the development and implementation of a UK customer service forecasting toolkit with a focus on promotional forecast accuracy
Nick
Associate Partner

Nick

  • Over twenty years’ experience in executing and directing supply chain strategy and IT/change projects with a broad functional and geographical scope
  • Based on an analytical approach, he has demonstrated his ability to quickly identify weaknesses and develop appropriate and robust solutions
  • Strong understanding of the dynamics of retail, consumer goods and life sciences supply chains
Nosa

Nosa

  • Experienced in supply chain management and lean manufacturing for industrial and commercial goods
  • Expertise based around; material sustainability, process engineering and manufacturing techniques
  • Recent experience incudes logistics and operations manager in an E-Commerce project for FMCGs
Oliver

Oliver

  • Operational experience in supply chain manufacturing, customer service and demand planning
  • Deep expertise in demand planning, S&OP, AI technology in forecasting
  • Leader of organisational transformation through design, knowledge transfer and implementation –working with multiple stakeholders across seniority levels and geographies
Orlando

Orlando

  • Global experience, specializing in business strategy, operations management, supply chain, procurement, and strategic sourcing
  • Significant cross-industry and cross-operational experience in procurement and supply chain, manufacturing, business strategy and planning , power and utilities, and new product introduction
  • Projects include opportunity review and cost optimisation, delivering value through complex sourcing; procurement and supply chain diagnostic
Pete
Managing principal

Pete

  • Over 20 years of industry and consulting experience in logistics, fulfilment and supply chain across operations, procurement, strategy and delivery
  • Particular focus on product sectors, with expertise across distribution strategy, transport networks and last mile, fulfilment warehouse design and operational improvement
  • Recent project experience includes a distribution property strategy for a home improvement retailer, an automated sortation facility design and tender for a postal service, and a large scale fulfilment operations and technology platform feasibility study
Peter

Peter

  • Operational experience in a manufacturing environment within the FMCG industry
  • Experience in application of lean manufacturing tools and methodologies
  • Recent project experience includes analysis on existing process to quantify and assess process capability
Rachel

Rachel

  • Operational experience in supply chain customer service, logistics, manufacturing and project delivery in the FMCG sector
  • Particular expertise in order to cash operations, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in E2E supply chain and leading teams through change
  • Recent projects include rollout of successful CRM systems and designing user-centric infrastructure
Remy

Remy

  • Studied business management at university with a special interest in marketing.
  • Prior experience in social media marketing, researching and developing campaigns.
  • Industry knowledge of media and hospitality.
Richard

Richard

  • Supported procurement and operations consulting projects across Europe and the US, focusing on data analytics and strategic sourcing
  • Interests in finance, strategy development and ESG policy design
  • Fluent in English and German
Richard
Managing Principal

Richard

  • Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in supply chain transformation across a range of businesses and sectors
  • Subject matter expert in logistics and warehouse automation, from strategy and design through to implementation
  • Strong track record for delivery of new technology alongside pragmatic operation change
Richard
Partner

Richard

  • Over twenty years’ experience of designing, managing and delivering complex supply chain and business turnaround programmes
  • Works at Board level and is experienced at leading large combined client/consulting teams to develop and deliver visionary projects to high levels of satisfaction within time and budget
  • Typical project examples include business turnaround, supply chain strategy and implementation, cost reduction and performance improvement, all delivering demonstrable business benefit
Rob
Managing Principal

Rob

  • Operational experience in international food retail, FMCG and 3PL companies including strategic supply chain programme delivery
  • Logistics specialist with significant 3PL contract management and project management expertise in retail environments, focusing on cross-functional business change and end to end benefit delivery
  • Projects include contract management of a European logistics operation from go-live through to steady state, warehouse operations management in the London 2012 Olympic Games primary distribution centre and project management and rollout of an end to end case size optimisation model for short life foods
Sam

Sam

  • Operational expertise in demand planning, supply planning and logistics management in global FMCG environments
  • Significant expertise in leading projects to deliver cost savings and service improvements across the end to end supply chain
  • Recent projects include the introduction of double stacking in the transportation network, the re-invention and optimisation of customer logistics trade terms, direct from plant to distributor shipments and the ability to visualise channel inventory/stock in trade
Sol-Priya

Sol-Priya

  • Specialises in business management and marketing
  • Operational experience in customer service within retail and professional services
  • Industry knowledge of financial services
Sophia

Sophia

  • Over 15 years experience in growth and engagement
  • Specialising in sales, marketing and business development
  • Has experience across a number of sectors including apparel, luxury goods and consulting services
Sophie

Sophie

  • Significant experience in operations and procurement consulting, focusing on digital transformation, strategic sourcing, supply chain optimisation and change management
  • Cross-industry expertise in retail, manufacturing, insurance, and financial services
  • Recent projects include a spend analytics and opportunity assessment for a multi-national automotive service client, including recommendations on procurement strategy and M&A expansion, and strategic sourcing for a medical device manufacturer
Sophie

Sophie

  • Experience across multinational global organisations in supply chain planning and project management
  • Specific expertise in supply chain planning, procurement, SAP systems and launch end-to-end management within the FMCG sector
  • Project examples include managing the supply planning and procurement of finished goods for international beauty and personal care brands, managing food launches across grocery and wholesaler clients spanning Australia and New Zealand, and leading a SKU rationalisation project to reduce factory complexity and optimise product ranges across the entire food and beverage portfolio
Sousana

Sousana

  • Operational expertise in demand and supply planning, new product launch and SAP system implementation
  • Significant expertise in project management, identifying and implementing process improvements, standardisation and daily management systems creation. Sector experience includes FMCG
  • Recent projects include the creation of a new standard for new product launch management, SKU complexity reduction via portfolio optimisation and non performing inventory reduction
Tamara

Tamara

  • Experienced working with senior management, government agencies, NGOs, international suppliers and 3PLs
  • Experienced in leading teams in time-sensitive environments, with expertise in demand planning, cost-to-serve analysis, service logistics and spare parts management, end-to-end supply chain analytics, and project management
  • Project experience includes end-to-end supply chain programme management to procure and deliver essential medical supplies to over 800 facilities in South Sudan
Tee

Tee

  • Experienced supply chain professional in the FMCG sector
  • Specific experience in implementing and improving processes within supply and demand planning roles
  • Recent projects include increasing and maintaining demand planning accuracy and KPI reporting
Vincy

Vincy

  • Expertise in project management and continuous improvement
  • Recent project examples include M&A and system implementation
  • Experience working in professional services and higher education