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Food Strategy Associates welcomes four new joiners in the last five months

Over the course of the past 5 months, Food Strategy Associates has welcomed four new team members to support another year of considerable growth.

Shifa Patel, Senior Consultant (Top-left) – Shifa brings five years of management consulting experience at EY and EY Parthenon as a Manager prior to Food Strategy Associates. She has completed numerous mandates, including go-to-market strategies, new business model development, operating models, and cost optimisation. She has a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick.

Liam Wilson-Frade, Analyst (Top-right) – Before joining Food Strategy Associates, Liam worked in financial services, gaining experience within Investment Management and Corporate Finance across various sectors. He has a First Class BSc in Economics from the University of Kent.

Emily James, Analyst (Bottom-left) – Prior to joining Food Strategy Associates, Emily worked at Lumina Intelligence as an Insights Executive specializing in shopper trends in convenience retail. Other work experience includes Innocent Drinks and HIM. She has a BA in Management from the University of York and an MSc from the London School of Economics.

Alec Bandy, Analyst (Bottom-right) – Prior to joining Food Strategy Associates, Alec worked at AMR International on a variety of due diligence and strategy projects, as well as working in a transformation team at ING. He has a BA in PPE from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics.

“As our business has continued to grow, we have been expanding the team.  We are delighted to have hired Shifa Patel, formerly of EY Parthenon who has joined us as a Senior Consultant alongside Analysts – Liam Wilson-Frade, Emily James and Alec Bandy who will enable us to broaden our reach in serving clients in the food industry and those investing in it.”

Robert Lawson, Managing Partner

Food Strategy Associates are a fast-growing, leading strategy consultancy working exclusively in the food and beverage industry. We provide strategic advice and transactional support for businesses and investors in the sector. Follow this link to view our previous work.