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ALAN STOKES

spent 21 years working at Bulmers Cider in leadership roles across a number of business functions. Since founding Learning4Leaders in 2003 he has successfully supported numerous clients to deliver a step change in operational performance. Alan is highly committed to delivering improvement programmes and instills a ‘must deliver’ ethos for our clients.

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ANGUS MANNS

has been working in the food industry for over twenty-five years and has extensive experience working in the frozen, chilled & ambient sectors. Angus has held positions at all levels of organisations from working on production lines, to managing complex multi site supply chains across Europe and the USA to start up & management of several businesses in manufacturing, transport and later consultancy. Angus studied for his MBA at Cardiff University and brings a wealth of knowledge to process, manufacturing & strategic direction.

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TONY HYNES

has had a career in industry working across 3 continents, he is an experienced business leader and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. He is passionate about delivering simple, efficient and effective solutions to some of industry’s challenges.

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SIMON KINGMAN

has previously run his own business for more than 30 years and brings a skill-set to Learning4Leaders ranging from industrial weighing and labelling to food software solutions. Simon has a passion to support companies in process improvement focussed on ingredient traceability and recipe formulation, having implemented many solutions in a range of industries including pharmaceutical, FMCG and distribution. Simon’s role within Learning4Leaders is new business development, client support and consultancy.

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WILL CRAN

has a vast range of business experience throughout the FMCG sector – having fulfilled roles in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Projects, IT, Operations & Supply Chain. Will’s specialties are in Supply Chain, Project Management & Managing Change, where Will has worked on a number of business critical projects with people at all levels of organisations. Will’s role is to manage the delivery & support teams that provide the Audittec application.

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DENISE REES

has had a varied career, initially becoming Chief Clerk for Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers. Denise then qualified as a bookkeeper and latterly worked for Asda in Trading Law and Health & Safety. Today Denise has responsibility for the day to day running of the Learning4Leaders office, ensuring that all projects are running effectively and consultants are deployed optimally.

ASSOCIATES

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ALICA THOMAS

is a Chartered IEMA qualified environmental professional with over 15 years experience spanning not-for-profit organisations, consultancy, large industrial sites and multi-site manufacturing organisations.

Alica has extensive project management at both Senior site level and as external consultancy support: Driving environment as a real business issue to add value. Alica has a proven track record of successfully implementing energy, water and waste improvement projects, with a real understanding of creating workforce support for success.

A positive and highly motivated individual, with a passion to take complex and often daunting matters and walk project teams from ideas to completion.

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DARREN LILLEY

is a Supply Chain and Operations professional with over 25 years’ experience working for Heineken. As a qualified and proficient Health, Safety and Environmental practitioner he can: develop and implement strategies, audit programmes and facilitate safety culture change. Darren is committed to maintaining legal compliance and customer standards and policies. He is equally adept at developing and sustaining robust management systems. He possesses strong leadership qualities combined with excellent communication skills. In addition, he can effectively promote operational change as well as engage with stakeholders to drive productivity and minimise waste.

He is experienced in delivering various interim factory management roles in complex FMCG environments. This includes leading and inspiring large teams with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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GRAHAM TATE

is a HR professional with a track record of improving the performance of organisations and people across a range of business sectors. Graham has proven expertise in achieving high performance through the delivery of HR development and management activities, including leadership development programmes, business coaching, resource and talent planning, organisational design and change. He applies his professional knowledge and experience in a collaborative manner to take you from where you are now to where you want to be.

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JIM WOODBURN

has nearly 40 years of experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry (UK &RSA) in small, medium and large businesses. This extensive experience has been gained in roles in Production, NPD, Continuous Improvement and Project environments.

Jim has successfully delivered On Site Change projects through the deployment, facilitation and coaching of various Lean tools & techniques including Value Stream and Process Mapping, 5S, Practical Problem Solving, Visual Management, SMED, Standard Work and Master Scheduling with appropriate Project governance and is also well versed in SPC and Process Capability.

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MANU BONNEL

is a seasoned logistics and supply chain leader offering over 10 years of management experience, including multi-millions pounds projects, and overseeing all aspects of equipment and material management, program planning and execution, and multi-national logistics. Manu has history of driving quality improvements and gaining co-operation from vendors, management, clients and employees to improve profits, control costs and expedite products to market. He has in-depth knowledge of all areas associated with supply chain, logistics, inventory management, production planning, procurement, customer service, transportation import & exportation and warehouse management.

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MARK BRETT

served a fully indentured engineering apprenticeship followed by working in a variety of manufacturing sectors including: Power Generation; FMCG; Aerospace; chilled and frozen ready meal production. Roles range from engineering, world class manufacturing and self managing teams, Mark latterly worked as a Business Improvement Manager implementing a full lean programme across multiple sites including PMO. A Systems Thinking Practitioner taking a holistic view to managing complexity in the workplace.

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STEVE PHIPPS

is an experienced manager of teams and processes. Steve has experience in a wide variety of industries ranging from vehicle manufacturing to drink production. He has progressed through the ranks from shop floor to management level. He has many skills, particularly in the field of coaching and development. Having successfully managed several performance improvement projects and stepping into manufacturing management interim roles; Steve carries a well-respected reputation from site to site. Steve’s main skills lie in shop floor coaching and development of junior to senior production managers.

WORLD CLASS. BUSINESS READY.