Robert has a broad range of management experience in the food industry. He was Strategy Director of United Biscuits, Kraft Foods International and Premier Foods. In addition, he was Managing Director of Quorn and led the integration of RHM and Premier Foods – the largest industrial restructuring in the food industry in the UK.
He has led dozens of food sector transactions including the disposal of United Biscuits in 1999, the largest P2P in the UK at the time through to the acquisition of Campbell Soup UK in 2007. He has led M&A and strategy projects across the world.
At Food Strategy Associates he has led projects in food manufacturing and packaging and is an expert in snackfoods, ambient grocery, chilled and frozen foods and has particular expertise in biscuits and meat substitutes.
He began his career in management consulting working for Arthur D Little. He has an MBA from INSEAD and graduated from Oxford University.