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Paul Stennett

Co-Founder RSP-Food.  
Advisory Board Member Red Swan Partners Ltd.

Paul has more than twenty years’ experience with major food companies such as Mars Inc, Quaker Oats (since acquired by Pepsico and Nestle-Purina) in positions to European R&D Director and European Marketing Director, based in Germany. Paul also has five years of merger and acquisition experience where he was part of a private equity team building a £50m food ingredients business.

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Paul’s food industry experience covers several areas ranging from chocolate confectionery, sports beverages, development of non-alcoholic drinks, (e.g. 0% alcohol gin), breakfast cereals and all areas of pet food development.


Paul is also a member of the Science Committee of one of the UK’s leading food and environmental research organisations.

BSc Hons Food Science.

  • Appointed MBE in 2008 in the Queen’s New Year Honours awards for Services to Business.

  • Honorary Fellow of the UK's Royal College of Pathologists in 2013 for his work in improving quality in medical laboratories.

  • 25+ years in the food industry in positions to European Director level.

  • 5 years private equity.

  • 15 years TIC sector as CEO of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service.

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