Professor David Hughes is Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London, and Visiting Professor at the University of Kent Business School and at the Royal Agricultural College, UK.
David advises senior agribusiness and food industry managers about global food industry developments that affect their businesses and industry. He is a strong proponent of building vertical alliances between key chain members in the food industry The principal themes he addresses revolve around global food and drink industry developments, their impacts and consequential implications for food chain members: consumers, retailers, food service, manufacturers, ingredient companies, primary processors, farmers and farm organisations, input providers (e.g. banks, seed, packaging, logistics), and government policy makers.
Energetic, engaging, humorous and insightful, David gains the very highest evaluations at seminars, conferences and Board level discussions in every continent he visits. He is a much sought-after speaker on global food industry issues at international conferences and seminars, particularly where consumer trends are a core theme.
Corporate clients include McDonald’s, J Sainsbury, Tesco, Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, Kraft Foods Europe, Nestlé, Bayer Crop Science, Weetabix, BASF and National Starch.
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- Star of ‘Mock of the Week’ and Radio 4’s award winning comedy, ‘The Now Show’
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