The GFBI Team

Our team of highly experienced food industry experts.

Dr Rachel Ward, CSci FIFST
Dr Rachel Ward, CSci FIFST
GFBI Co Founder
Organisational Lead
Dr Rachel Ward has over 25 years’ experience in risk management and regulatory advice in complex FMCG supply chains. Skilled in enabling cross-discipline projects, she was lead risk manager for PepsiCo Europe and now works on food regulatory, risk management and supply chain QA projects for start-up companies, SME, larger manufacturers and UK retailers.
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Prof. Bob Stevens
Prof. bob Stevens, PhD CSci FIFST
GFBI Co Founder
Smart Materials Lead
Professor of SMART Materials and Devices at Nottingham Trent University and CEO of Nano Products Limited. Bob has over 28 years of hands on experience in advanced materials and their application. Expertise includes formulation of specialty inks and processes which enable antennas to be printed at high speed on plastic films used in food packaging. Enabling RFID, NFC and Light Emitting Diodes to be incorporated within food packs.
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James Flynn
James Flynn
GFBI Founder
GFBI Co Founder
Software Technology Lead
James has 25 years' food safety and software industry experience and is the creator of the HACCP Now solution and 3iVerify. He is a well connected and respected thought leader in food safety management systems and HACCP and has overall responsibility for the solution and IP development plan which in turn adds value for our customers and our business.
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Andy Kerridge
Andy Kerridge
GFBI Co Founder
Food Safety Consulting Lead
Andy has 30 years’ experience in food quality assurance and is a former Quality & Safety Director for Burger King in Europe, Middle East & Africa. He's been involved in developing BRC global food safety standards since 2005 and is responsible for technical consulting services and ensuring that our solution is aligned with industry needs.
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