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.
Belinda Stuart-Moonlight
BSc(Hons), PhD, FIFST, FRSPH, CFCIEH, RFoodSP, CEnvH, MAE

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.

Julie McCavish
BSc (Hons) in Food Science, ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementer, Level 4 Health and Safety CIEH, BTEC Environmental Health Studies 1998, RSci.

JW Food Safety Consultancy Ltd
Norwich
+44 (0) 7973 366074

Food Safety Consultant with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in developing and maintaining quality management systems for companies based on relevant food safety standards i.e. BRC, SALSA, ISO, Organic, FEMAS or SFBB. This includes HACCP, allergen risk assessments, internal audits and supplier audits.

Rachel Ward
PhD, FIFST

Rward Consultancy Limited
+44 (0) 7879 646 358

Experienced technical and regulatory advisor with 20+ years’ experience in the food chain, generating risk management solutions, identifying regulatory compliance requirements and setting specifications and managing supply chain QA. Skilled in supporting cross-discipline projects, working with complex international supply chains, and translating regulatory requirements and scientific issues to stakeholders.

Robert Winwood
BSc (Hons) in Food Science, PhD, CSci, FIFST

Winwood Bioscience
Peggy House
Wiggens Green, Helions Bumpstead
Haverhill
CB9 7AD


Specialist in Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Food Hydrocolloids. Clinical Nutritionist. Experienced scientist in the field of food ingredients and supplements, oils and fats, pet food and fermentation. Also highly successful track record globally in technical writing, technical presentations, product development, business development and sales and marketing.

Georg Buhrkohl
BSc Food Science, MSc Food Industry Management & Marketing, FIFST

GB Food Solutions LTD
46 Crabtree Close
Beaconsfield
Buckinghamshire
HP91UQ

+44 (0) 7833188875

20 years experience working with Unilever, Subway and suppliers of M&S and Sainsbury's, in technical manager roles, product development, food safety/quality management systems, crisis management, supplier audit and supplier management, CSR, research laboratory.

John Points
BSc, MIFST, MRSC

Chemical Analysis and Risk Assesment Expert
Newbury
+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.

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.

Louise Roberts
BSc, PGCE, FIFST, RFoodSM, CSci

Alimenti Food Sciences Ltd
Open Spaces
Upper Interfields
Malvern
WR14 1UT

+44 (0) 7904 384 833

Getting to the core of food safety. Food safety and quality management consultancy specialising in working with food and drink producers who feel documentation is overwhelming them. Experienced microbiologist. HACCP and supply chain risk assessment specialist. Bespoke food safety training. Interim or consultancy, need help? Get in touch!

Andrea Cattaruzza
MSc, FIFST

AndCat Ltd
6 Portland Business Centre
Manor House Lane
Datchet
SL3 9EG

+44 (0) 7884 384 237

Facilitating open innovation collaborations and project management. Advising on research programs and strategy. Subject matter expert on food ingredients and processes: oils, fats, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, cocoa, chocolate confectionery, nutrition, and sustainability. Andrea has 30 years experience in the R&D organisation of a FMCG company translating science into applications.