Jim has global experience in developing strategy and operational improvement, primarily for FMCG and retail clients, with particular emphasis in food and beverage, having worked extensively across the value chains of a broad range of sub sectors and commodities.
Jim’s work often focuses across the value chain of an industry. He also has an interest in sustainability strategy having led projects focussing on food security and sustainable raw material strategies in several global commodities.
Education & Prior Experience
- The Boston Consulting Group (Chicago, London), JMP Strategy (London, Founder)
- JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (MBA)
- University of Notre Dame (BA Economics)
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The meat of the matter
It’s no secret that in the past few years the meat free industry has experienced a huge boom as consumer attitudes have continued to drive increased demand for meat substitutes and meat free products
The rapid rise of meat substitutes has all the hallmarks of a classic market bubble – lots of new entrants trying to cash in on the gold rush, a wide range of competing (often as yet unproven) technologies vying for recognition and investment – and huge hype
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Hitting a BRIC wall
With growth in Europe static and fmcg groups struggling to find their stride in emerging markets, they’re eyeing up opportunities in the dark continent