Our London team

Alison
Principal Consultant

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
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
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
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
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
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
Crispin
Partner

Crispin

  • Over sixteen 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
  • Proven record of developing and leading break-through supply chain strategies for many clients’ new business processes through people development, IT systems and basic 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
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 nine 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
Elena

Elena

  • Operational experience in demand, supply and distribution planning
  • Particular expertise in inventory optimisation, SAP/APO system implementation, project management (agile and waterfall) and S&OP. Significant experience in the FMCG sector
  • Recent projects include two successful SAP implementation projects in major FMCG companies and a supply chain transformation project during the merger between two companies
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
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
Managing Principal

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
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
Chief Marketing Officer

Julie

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

Laura

  • Operational experience in procurement and consulting experience across the end to end supply chain
  • Particular expertise in strategic sourcing, category management, and knowledge management. Sector experience includes FMCG, NHS, leisure retail, and life sciences
  • Recent projects include development of knowledge transfer and training programme, capital procurement, and end to end supply chain diagnostic
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
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
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
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
Pratheeshan

Pratheeshan

  • Operational experience in the design, integration, testing and delivery of WMS systems and consulting experience in warehouse system optimisation and implementation
  • Logistics specialist with a focus on operational improvement. Experienced in system implementations for major companies across their European operations.
  • Projects include system analysis and enhancement testing, workflow customisation and improvement and process design
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

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
Rob
Managing Principal

Rob

  • Over 20 years experience in operations and the end to end supply chain, combining both consulting and executive leadership roles
  • Leads large scale service transformation and commercial improvement programmes within consumer goods, retail and healthcare sectors
  • Experience includes implementing S&OP, acquisitions and operational integration, and leading intense operational recovery
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
Sam

Sam

  • Operational experience in planning and logistics and analytical experience across the end to end supply chain
  • Particular expertise in demand planning, production scheduling, S&OP and warehouse operations within the food and drinks sector
  • Projects include S&OP transformation, demand planning process implementation, managing renovation of an entire product portfolio and logistics integration following a company acquisition
Sampada

Sampada

  • Particular expertise in network design, activity based costing and cost to serve analysis across consumer goods, retail, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and 3PL industries
  • Projects include network design strategy for a consumer goods business focused on improving customer service levels, and estimating cost to serve for multiple retailers and comparing profitability in operations for a consumer electronics company
  • Previously with Crimson & Co India and operational experience in information technology programming
Shakiyra

Shakiyra

  • Over seven years’ experience in customer service and administration
  • Sector knowledge of the fashion industry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and general office administration duties
Shamil

Shamil

  • Operational experience in automotive engineering with extensive work in supply chain management, product development, manufacturing, procurement, logistics and strategic planning
  • A specialist in aerospace engineering and expertise in project management, product strategy, supply chain management, process improvement and delivering technical solutions to industry problems
  • Recent projects include strategic planning of complex powertrain, chassis, electrical and body commodities. Product development, procurement and logistics to manufacturing plants for various vehicle components on a range of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles, including the Sport SVR, F-Type, F-Pace and Velar SVAD
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
Stuart
Associate Partner

Stuart

  • Cross-industry expert in coaching corporate Boards and leadership teams in developing strategic direction, aligning on strategic goals and implementing large-scale complex change
  • Leads senior teams in innovative thinking and structured problem solving to address complex growth challenges and people performance issues. Change leadership specialist in transformational environments, linking people and change challenges to technical delivery
  • Projects include global operating model transformation with a manufacturing leader; global finance function transformation covering vision, culture and operating model; developing a three year strategic roadmap and organisational design options for global construction company; and a cultural diagnostic and change agenda with the Board of an international JV
Vera

Vera

  • Broad E2E planning experience with specific expertise in demand, supply, production planning and inventory reduction through project management
  • Operational line background and analytical skills covering complex data
  • Multilingual with experience of working internationally with blue chip FMCG companies specifically in cosmetics and tobacco sectors