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 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.

John Points
BSc, MIFST, MRSC

Chemical Analysis and Risk Assesment Expert, Newbury, UK
+44 (0) 7876 591 529

Expert on testing for contaminants, allergens, authenticity and fraud. Risk-based testing policies, surveillance plans, and interpretation of results. Laboratory outsourcing. Incident investigation. GFSI Lead Auditor. BRC site preparation, HACCP. Risk assessment of ingredients, labelling advice. Control of cross-contamination on site and supply chain. Food integrity assurance.

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

+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.

David Koenig-Green
RFoodSM CSci FIFST FRSPH

Food Industry Support Ltd
38 Gladeside
Cambridge
CB4 1GA

01223 223838
07973 328307

Food safety consultant with 26+ years experience in low and high risk foods. Registered SALSA Auditor and Mentor. Support with BRC, HACCP, Quality Management Systems implementation and auditing, specification writing and labelling support. Specialising in technical and food safety support for micro and small businesses.

Richard Bradford-Knox
MSc, CSci, RFoodSM, MIFST

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.

Hanneke Schepens
BSc, FIFST

Food Safety Advice
Weverstraat 6o
Be Steensel, Netherlands
5524

+44 (0) 7572 794 006
+31 6 12977824

10+ years experience in various parts of the food supply chain, ranging from (packaging) producers to retail companies. Specialist in implementing food safety systems (i.e. BRC and retail requirements), quality, continual improvement internal and supplier auditing (IRCA Registered). BRC registered consultant. Speaks Dutch fluently.

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.

Anne Betty
BSc (Hons), MIFST, RNutr

AB Food Nutrition
25 Clayton Way
Blackburn
BB24FZ

+44 (0) 7966 363 767

Anne is a Registered Nutritionist with 20 years' food industry experience in both retail and manufacturing. Specialising in calculating the nutrient composition of products/recipes, Anne can also offer impartial advice on food labelling, applying nutrition claims, specification writing and approval, or to provide an evidence based nutrition resource.

Nicole Hamer
MIFST

Nicole Hamer Food Regulatory Services
10 Hawkes Hill Close
Norton Lindsey
Warwick
CV35 8JZ

07920053002

Experienced (10+years) EU food regulatory professional delivering compliant yet practical labelling solutions. Bilingual English and German. Expert knowledge of the jurisdictions in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK. Available for label creation, label checks, artwork reviews, legal product composition advice and food legislation interpretation. Small queries or contract work.

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.