Consultant Directory

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.
Ian Meek
FIFST

Food Technical Services
15 Broom Drive
Inverness
IV2 4EG

+44 (0) 1463 229 593
+44 (0) 7780 965 049

Food Technologist (ex Technical Director) with good networks offering: training, confidential, professional, bespoke advice/support and technical management services: factory design, product/process development, food safety/quality, preparation for accreditation (BRC, SALSA etc), HACCP training and guidance services. Ready to eat products – with expertise in high care fish processing/smoking and export/UK retail supply.

Denis Treacy
FIFST

Culture Compass Ltd
Llety Llwyd
Llanfair, Harlech
Gwynedd
LL46 2RW

+44 (0) 7803 850 954

Functional excellence in FMCG for 40 years. 0-defects 0-incidents 0-recalls 0-accidents performance cannot be trusted to hope. Trust instead to strategic leadership expertise and implementation experience in product and process excellence, food safety, health & safety, food defence, asset people security. Begin with an enquiry.

Michael Roberts
BSc (Hons), FIFST, FRSPH, RFoodSM, RSci

Product Assurance Ltd
2nd Floor Brewery House
4 Castle Street
Buckingham
Buckinghamshire
MK18 4AW

+44 (0)1280 817 346

Advisor to importers, manufacturers, “due diligence”. Training. Product compliance, legislation labelling, HACCP. Factory: GMP, safety, quality management assessments to retailer requirements; advisory reports. Extensive overseas experience: manufacturing and retail background. Product specialisms include chocolate and sugar confectionery.

Belinda Stuart-Moonlight
BSc(Hons), PhD, FIFST, FRSPH, FCIEH, RFoodSP, CEnvH

Moonlight Environmental Ltd
94 Harbour Way
Folkestone
Kent
CT20 1NB

+44 (0) 1303 210 004

Belinda is a renowned food safety expert and consultant with 30 years' experience in the food industry. She regularly appears in high profile food safety cases. Specialisms (particularly meat, bakery and fish sectors) include food safety management systems, HACCP plans, compliance and certification, training, allergen control and factory design.

Ian Finlayson
FIFST

Practical Solutions International Ltd
PO Box 5146
Spencers Wood
Reading
RG7 1YF

Fax 01189 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.

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

Berry Ottaway & Associates
Kivernoll Cottage
Kivernoll
Hereford
+44 (0) 1891 541 238

Independent consultancy founded 1974. Expert in European and UK food law, specialising in food supplements and functional foods; formulation review, labelling and claims, novel foods, product stability, quality assurance, HACCP, product trouble shooting.

Craig Duckham
FIFST

CD R&D Consultancy Services
109 Cobham Road
Leatherhead
Surrey
KT22 9HX

+44 (0) 1372 377 223
+44 (0) 7530 859 977

Technology and business support. Specialising in flavours, off-flavours and taints. Providing technical expert advice on microencapsulation, flavour delivery and analysis. Experienced research project manager and laboratory developer. Operating across food, feed and functional ingredients sectors including water, beer and the wider beverage industry.

Richard Bradford-Knox
MSc, MIFST, RFoodSM, CSci

RBK Consultants
17 Rowton Heath
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 3US

+44 (0) 1772 875 013
+44 (0) 7906 135 558

Auditor and Consultant: food safety management systems, due diligence analysis - mergers and acquisitions. Other activities: author & researcher - approaches to the management of hazards and risks and the improvement of food safety standards through cooperation and collaboration.

John Fry
PhD, CChem, FIFST, FRSC

Connect Consulting
Park Cottage
Newlands
Haddington
EH41 4PJ

+44 (0)1620 811 091

Low-calorie sweeteners, sugar alternatives: innovation, research, training. Research design and management, data analysis, presentations. Leading authority on technical and sensory properties of sweeteners and sugar replacement. Specialist in technical marketing, communication, public presentation, training. Expert witness.

Sarah Howarth
FIFST, CSci

Maidstone
Kent
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.