Food For Thought is led by a team of experts each with over 20 years’ practical experience in our respective industries. We truly enjoy helping our clients create solutions that work.

Founded on the principles of integrity and total client confidentiality, our business model offers you access to the very best industry-specific professional services expertise for as long as you need to achieve your goals. We are delighted to introduce you to our team.

Alan Mckeown

Alan McKeown

Founder and MD

“With a career founded originally as an IT consultant with “Big 4” consultancy, I have spent the last 20 years’ working in operational and supply chain roles in the fresh food industry. I am a Fellow of both the Institute of Directors and the Institute of Consulting and my area of specialism is in business strategy development and execution. I thrive on helping my clients set their strategic vision and mission and to define high-impact programme plans that unlock new phases in the development of their business. I am passionate about what I do, and I am an innovator at heart. With a significant proportion of my career operating at Group board level in the fresh food supply chain, I bring a broad wealth of experience and can add value to almost any aspect of your business.”

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Lisa Hand

Co-founder & Business Development Director

“Specialising in supply chain management including purchasing, operations, forecasting, production planning, logistics, warehousing and stock control, I have almost 20 years’ experience in accelerating business success. With a natural aptitude for building collaborative networks, I am recognised in the trade with an incredible knowledge of key contacts across the entire supply chain. Not only that, but I am passionate about sustainability, especially when it comes to plastics. My passion has led me to win a number of awards for packaging innovations, and now I’m ready to help our clients achieve more.”

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Jennifer Watterson

Director of Accounting Solutions

“I am a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Qualified Accounting Technician in Ireland, with over 19 years of accounting experience working with my clients to support them with their accounting and financial management needs. With quality standards gained through my previous work with a “Big 4” accounting firm I know how to help my clients achieve sustainable business performance through practical management accounting, relevant KPIs, and implementation of robust financial controls.”

“I have extensive cross sector experience, including agriculture, manufacturing, retail, and construction. I enjoy running my own small business accounting team and I have a particular passion for digital accounting. Using cloud-based technology I will support your digital accounting transformation, allowing you to get on with growing your business.”

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