Director - Thermal Process Specialist
Andrew has over 28 years of knowledge in the Food Industry and has extensive understanding of the food manufacturing industry. He has worked as a consultant for over 10 years in a broad range of sites – nationally and internationally. Andrew is a professional member of AIFST and IFTPS (Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists). Andrew assists clients and provides quality solutions using the following skills:
- A proven track record of high concern for quality – doing things right
- A high level of analytical thinking and problem solving skills – an established record of delivering results to a broad client base
- Highly regarded as a third party auditor and advisor to sign-off on new installations and commissioning projects
- An exceptional ability to assess and manage priorities to ensure timely delivery of outcomes
QA and Technical Specialist
Mike has over 25 years experience in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry with 18 of those in the food manufacturing industry as a front line manager for a number of blue chip multi-national companies both nationally and internationally. A skilled auditor with a Bachelor of Science and Graduate Certificate in Management, Mike can offer clients:
- Food safety and quality management systems and auditing
- Analytical thinking and problem solving
- Risk assessment
Product Development and Commercialisation SpecialistDoug has been in the food industry for more than 30 Years. Starting as a chef he gained a solid grounding in flavour development and consumer expectations while working in a number of deluxe hotels including The Savoy Hotel in London. He completed further studies and received a Diploma in Food Technology in 2007 and has since been fully engaged in New Product Development in the FMCG food manufacturing environment. Doug brings a range of skills and experience to the table, including:
- Ready Meals, Pastry Goods and Desserts
- Flavour optimisation
- Prototype transitioning to factory
- Commercially focussed
Doug’s skills and ability to listen carefully enable him to support and engage fully with clients and assist in achieving their goals.
Process Engineering Specialist
Shane has 25 years experience in developing and engineering food processing and water treatment systems. Sourcing products including machinery and equipment. Fabrication, installation, upgrade and maintenance of Food Processing Machinery and water treatment systems. Shane has a Builders Licence, Workers Registration Plumbing, Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances, Certificate 2 in Plant Support Operations, Licence to Perform High Risk Work, Elevated Work Platform, Boiler Operator Certificate, Aseptic Processing and Packaging Certificate, Tag and Test and SA White Card.
Julie has over 25 years working in all areas of management from planning quality improvement programs to supervising and training team members. Julie is highly proficient in accounting, organizing, planning and communication with a wide range of people. Julie was a qualified registered nurse; midwife with a child health certificate; Clinical Nurse Manager and Senior Community Health Manager; she specialises in providing nutritional information nationally and internationally.
Product Development SpecialistCharavy completed a Bachelor of Food Technology and Management with Honours at Adelaide University. She has worked in the food industry since 2005 with over 6 years of Food Safety and Product Research and Development work in dairy and non dairy sauces and shelf stable foods. Also two years experience working in Food Microbiology with SA Pathology IMVS Food and Environmental Laboratory. As a Professional AIFST member she was the 45th Annual AIFST Convention Organising Chair and has served as SA Branch Chair at AIFST. Charavy’s extensive knowledge and love of food, with her attention to detail enables her to produce excellence in product sample trials.