A Commercially Minded & Award-Winning Expert with over 25 years Experience…

A Commercially Minded & Award-Winning Expert with over 25 years Experience…

A commercially minded and award-winning expert with the knowledge gained over 25 years spent delivering strategic improvement, controlled change and cost reduction, this agri-business professional is experienced in all aspects of procurement, contract management, supply chain and sustainability for blue chip food and agriculture businesses.

Removed 14% of costs for 3PL transport by leading full strategic review which resulted in operational restructuring and retendering transport contracts. Then tasked with managing the logistics operations, seamlessly delivered one of the UKs largest seasonal FMCG fresh and frozen food delivery campaigns of 3.4 million units to major multiple retailers, with 1.4m fresh units delivered over 3 days.

Devised and implemented an industry leading package of renewable energy projects, wholly funded off-balance sheet and delivering significant carbon reduction. Recognised by The Grocer Magazine as an exceptional package of projects with a gold award for “Green Initiative of the Year” which transformed the energy profile of a large agricultural business.

  • Raised over £100m to develop green energy projects.
  • Cradle to grave management of project for installation of 209 biomass boilers..
  • Management of energy efficiency projects across factory sites – raised external capital of £3.6m delivering £1.4m savings pa.
  • Full development, planning, sourcing and funding of significant gas to grid anaerobic digestion plant.
  • Delivered projects which installed 80+ solar arrays from 50kW to 5.5MW and 16 wind turbines from 500kW to 2.2MW

Viewed as a trouble shooter has been tasked with such diverse projects as reviewing and delivering new strategy for struggling Strategic Business Unit, management and divestment of diverse property assets, management and reorganisation of a £2.2m turnover machinery business, management of clean-up and investigation following factory fire.


  • Commercial management
  • Supply Chain management
  • Procurement management
  • Leadership and team building
  • Strategic planning
  • Management of stakeholders
  • Managing large budgets
  • Securing on and off balance sheet funding lines

A proven leader and exceptional communicator with a track record in adding value to business units, creating a culture of success and with wide experience managing and motivating diverse teams of internal and external stakeholders.

If this is of interest to you get in touch with Max MacGillivray on +44 (0)1284 715055 or contact the Beanstalk team directly by CLICKING HERE and quote Reference: 1015002 to set up an exploratory meeting.

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