John has recently been appointed as Director of Meat, Food & Beverage Sectors with Bord Bia – the Irish Food Board. As sector director, he has responsibility to drive strategy development and successful business growth supports and services at a sectoral level.
He joined from Kerry Group where he held director roles in commercial sales and strategy development, over an eight year period. Prior to returning to Ireland in 2014, John worked in dairy ingredients commercial roles with Ornua in the UK.
He has experience also in retail buying with SuperQuinn, PR & education with Agri Aware, and marketing during a previous tenure with Bord Bia in the UK. He holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree from University College Dublin, graduating in 2003.