A highly experienced and versatile senior manager with a proven track record in many disciplines and environments including; operational management, food buying, ranging and merchandising, new business start-up, site opening, brand management and development, and senior recruitment.
Kevin’s early career included F&B management positions with major industry players such as De Vere Hotels, City Centre Restaurants and First Leisure, as well as working with niche independents in the world of fine-dining and recruitment.
A move into consultancy work at the turn of the millennium saw Kevin gain valuable experience with large scale projects including; the Eden Project in Cornwall, City Inn Hotels, Park Plaza Hotels, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Liberty, Selfridges, LVMH, Fenwick, Tsvetnoy Central Market and KaDeWe Berlin.
Kevin was the lead consultant for the £4m redevelopment and refurbishment of Fenwick Food Hall in Newcastle, and also managed all F&B operations within the iconic Liberty of London store as part of his remit.
He is specialised in providing operational strategies and solutions, especially the integration of food service and food retail, drawing on his extensive experience in the UK, Europe and Russia.
Kevin lives in the Worcestershire countryside with his wife and three daughters, indulging his passion for cycling as a means of getting some peace and quiet, and his passion for wine as a source of creative inspiration.