People solutions aligned to the needs of the food and consumer sector

We have an extremely diverse portfolio of historical clients, including some of the Worlds largest Food and Consumer Manufacturers, Innovators and Processors.

Our clients

We work with some of the world's largest food and consumer manufacturers, we also have an ever increasing involvement in new start up and post investment recruitment partnerships, across a number of emerging, innovative and dynamic consumer led categories.  

We have in recent times partnered with Private Equity and Acquisitive Food Groups in Sustainability and Food Tech focused areas of the Food sector. Working with them to build out the C-Suite and Leadership structures that allow the business to take the step from “Founder” business towards investment, growth and building towards long and short-term exit.

To better understand recent services provided to our clients download our 2023 activities to date. 




Executive Search Solutions

We provide talent acquisition solutions across six key leadership areas.


Naturalis People - Senior C-Suite and Executive fully understands the need to match our process to the diverse talent requirements of modern organisations. We use cutting edge resourcing technology, psychometric assessment, combined with traditional Senior Search and transparent mapping practices, to uncover and assess exceptional Executive talent within the Consumer sector.

Leadership Search

Our knowledge of individual consumer markets, coupled with our understanding of the broader global economic landscape, allow us to deliver insight around the specific challenges businesses face when looking to attract key senior leaders. 

Future Leaders

We have a proven and demonstrable background in partnering with our clients to deliver the Senior hires they require, providing them with a selection process that will identify and attract shortlists of dynamic and culturally aligned executives.

Non-Exec & Board Advisory

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Interim & Project Consultants

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Talent Mapping & Leadership Due Diligence

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Alan is a valued member of my network. He’s an impressive breadth of knowledge and network across food and plant-based specifically, with an informed view across the business environment and not just sourcing candidates. Alan takes considerable care to understand the situation and client needs, helping support you in simply achieving the best resourcing outcome for your business. He is a key and reliable partner to turn to as your business develops.

Richard Fell, FMCG Managing Director

Alan put me into Heura as an NED . He probed me well for fit and expertise and did an objective but helpful job in briefing me to help me get the most from the interview process and guide my own decision making He knows and cares about ethical and sustainable business and has excellent connections across it

Andy Weston-Web, Non Executive Director, Board Advisor, Investor

With a very thorough approach, Alan helped us find an absolute super star for our Head of Innovation position in less than 3 months. Very professional team and really great to work with!

Ferry Kamp, Chief Growth Officer | CMO | Social Impact Investor | Ex Unilever |

I have known Alan and his team for a few years. Alan is extremely knowledgeable and well networked in the food and bio tech sectors. He is able to spot and find talent and match that talent to the client, taking both parties along in the discussion. Skilled, resourceful and personable Alan is always worth connecting with.

Sue Garfitt, Chief Executive Officer at The Protein Brewery