Mark Field

  • Beachhead Advisor, Australia

Senior Food & Retail Industry technical and commercial executive with extensive experience across international food manufacturing and retail, having headed Australia’s largest multi-billion-dollar food brand for Coles Supermarkets.

Significant experience across business acquisitions, supply chain value programs, product automation, product development/innovation, consumer brands, animal welfare initiatives and sustainability, new factory design and strategic quality & safety improvement programs each delivering customer and commercial focused outcomes.

Strong leadership skills with strategic vision and the ability to align goals at pace with key stakeholders. Reputation for building strong teams and delivering cultural change. 

Technical Advisor to the Australian Research Council and Member Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Advisory areas

Retail, supply chain, food manufacturing, food safety, product innovation, animal welfare, sustainability and ethical strategies, consumer trends, brand strategies, business mentoring and growth

Sector experience 

FMCG Fast Moving Consumer Products, food processing, health, meat (red meat and poultry), seafood & aquaculture, pet food


Mark has operated directly in the UK, Mainland Europe, USA and Australia.


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