Consultant Directory

This page provides a directory of consultants who offer services in food science and technology. All those on the list are members of IFST, at Member or Fellow level. Consultancy services are offered by the individuals or businesses listed and not by IFST. Consultants have undertaken to comply with our Code of Professional Conduct. All details on the listings are provided by the consultants.
Sarah Howarth
CSci, RFoodSM, FIFST

Maidstone
ME14 5FP

+44 (0) 1622 736 650
+44 (0) 7943 630 743

Practical hands on food safety compliance expertise based on 30+ years experience with Unilever, M&S, PepsiCo, Cott Corporation and Cargill throughout the supply chain. Advice and support in the areas of: food safety certification - BRC - SALSA; food labelling services; RSPH accredited HACCP - food safety and bespoke courses: including internal auditing. Expert witness expertise.

Terry Stillman
BSc, MSc, CSci, FIFST

10 Amber Drive
Walgrave
Northamptonshire
NN6 9RW

+44 (0) 1604 781 870

Experienced Food Safety/Quality Specialist with extensive knowledge of food manufacturing environments covering ingredients, products (ambient, chilled, frozen). Offering services in quality management systems (BRC documentation version 8 development & implementation). Quality issues through the supply chain a speciality. Available for both contract & interim assignments in the UK & Overseas

Philip Bailey
FIFST

40 Lyndon Road
Manton
Oakham
Rutland
LE15 8SR

07843945801

Based in Rutland & Norfolk, providing technical support on food and alcoholic beverages with experience in quality management systems and setting up filling operations. Certification & compliance to BRCGS & retailer standards etc. HACCP, food defence, auditing. Project management and continuous improvement on the factory floor, office & laboratory.

Angela White
BSc (Hons), RFoodSM, FIFST, PCQI

Food Safety & Quality Ltd
2 Eastlands Grove
Stafford
ST17 9BE

+44 (0) 7951 366 213

BRCGS Food Safety Consultant; 30 years’ experience supporting sites achieve and maintain certification. Specialist in implementation of BRCGS systems from scratch; training and implementing HACCP, TACCP & VACCP; recall management; complaint, NCP and incident investigations; process and hygiene troubleshooting, environmental monitoring, internal audit and supplier assurance risk assessments and programs

Ian Finlayson
FIFST

Fax +44 (0) 1189 888 033

Over 30 years food safety experience (including Retailer & Technical Director roles). Food safety, quality management systems, sustainability and ethical compliance consultant, specialising in compliance with BRC and retailer standards. Expert in pesticides and residue management. Consultancy and Interim. Mentoring of technical managers.

Bernard Nketiah
BSc (Hons), MSc (Food Science), MSc (International Health), MIFST, RFoodSM, RPFAM

Beknana FoodTec Support Limited (BFSL)
35 Addenbrook Way
Tipton
West Midlands
DY4 0QB

+44 (0) 7957 326 332

BFSL provides expert food science and technology consultancy partnership with the food and beverage industry. Troubleshooting; Food safety expert; HACCP Expert and Trainer; SALSA Food Auditor and Mentor; BRC Global Standard for Food Safety; Retailers technical standards; Audits gap analysis; ISO 9000 Lead Auditor; Problem-solving consultant and interim Technical cover.

Philip Ashurst
BSc, PhD, CChem, FIFST, FRSC

Dr P R Ashurst and Associates
Sheiling
Malltraeth
Bodorgan
LL62 5AW

+44 (0) 1407 842 222

Technical support, product development, trouble shooting for the following product areas: fruit and juice processing; soft drinks and packaged water; food flavourings and food additives. Food authenticity, expert witness.

Peter Berry Ottaway
BSc, CSci, CBiol, FIFST, MRSB, FRSPH

Berry Ottaway & Associates
Buckingham
MK18 1RQ

+44 (0) 1559 362109

Founded in 1974, independent consultancy on food science, technical and UK & EU regulatory issues, specialising in food supplements, functional foods (e.g. sports foods, meal replacements etc.) and their ingredients; formulation review, labelling and claims, novel foods, product stability, quality assurance, GMP, HACCP, product complaints troubleshooting, training.

Stephen Kershaw
MSc, FIFST, MRSB, MRSC, MCSFS, FRSPH, FHEA, CBiol, CChem

Stephen Kershaw Technical Consultancy Ltd
10 Speedwell Close
Lowton
Warrington
WA3 2GT

+44 (0) 1612 473 371
+44 (0) 7889 976 161

All types of food, drink, and raw materials. Quality and analysis. Hygiene, shelf-life, labelling. Technical support for litigation including insurance claims, personal injury, and advertising. Technical writer.

Catherine Riley
BSc (Hons), FIFST, MSOFHT

Clear Compliance Ltd
Leeds
LS25 6HJ

+44 (0) 7795 182 116

I am passionate about food safety and delivering tailored, clear and practical technical support. Food safety systems. HACCP, VACCP, BRCGS, SALSA. Allergen management, food hygiene ratings, labelling, training. Audits - internal, third party, supplier. Manufacturing including packaging, wholesale, distribution, agents, hospitality, retail. Companies - large or small. Need help? Please call me.