Our Team

Meet the team at Food and Drink Sector Skills. Current Employed Staff supported by the Management Committee and the Full Board. All working together to improving the people, performance, productivity & profit through skills in Food and Drink Sector.

OUR STAFF

The current staff employed at the Food and Drink Sector Skills..

GEOFF LAMB

Business Development Manager

E: Geoff@foodanddrinksectorskills.co.uk
Geoff has worked for Food and Drink Sector Skills as Business Development Manager for over 5 years. He was previously employed as a production manager in Moy Park and the Jefferson Smurfit Group. He holds 3 degrees from the University of Ulster – a BSc with Honours, a MBA, and an MSc in Agri-food Business Development and has the distinction of achieving these over 3 consecutive decades.

Geoff also holds an Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate, a Professional Trainer Certificate, a Certificate in Personnel Practice, and a NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety (for which he received the award for top UK student in 2004). He is a Member of the Institute of Physics and an Associate Member of CIPD.

KAREN MARTIN

Company Secretary

E: karen@foodanddrinksectorskills.co.uk
Karen has been employed by Food and Drink Sector Skills for 15 years and is responsible for the day to day administration of the company and management of all course delivery.

In addition to this Karen is the Company Secretary and thus manages and maintains the finances of Food and Drink Sector Skills. She was previously employed by Coca Cola in London and Northern Ireland.

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

MIKE MULLAN

Trade & Association:

Northern Ireland Dairy Association

Company:

Director of HR and Corporate Change, United Dairy Farmers

E: mike.mullan@dalefarm.co.uk

JUSTINE FOSH

Company:

Improve Ltd

E: Justine.Fosh@improveltd.co.uk

GARTH BOYD

Trade & Association:

Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association

Company:

United Feeds

E: gboyd@ufeeds.com

TIM CANDER

Company:

Fivemiletown Creamery

E: timcander@fivemiletown.com

FULL BOARD

Dr ADELE DUNNE

Organisation:

University of Ulster

E: aa.dunn@ulster.ac.uk

PHELIM O’NEILL

Company:

Northern Ireland Meat Exporter’s Association

E: poneill@nimea.co.uk

OWEN DONNELLY

Company:

Northern Ireland Master Butcher’s Association

CAROLINE McKINLEY

Trade & Association:

Northern Ireland Bakery Council

Company:

R H M Bakeries Ireland

E: caroline.mckinley@rhm.com

JOHN CROMIE

Trade & Association:

Poultry Processor’s Association

Company:

Moy Park Ltd

E: john.cromie@moypark.com