Simon Thelwell

Simon Thelwell BSc(Hons), PGCertHE, MIAgrM, ACIM, FHEA

Associate Head of Department, Director of Ruralconsultancy, Placement Manager Business, Agribusiness and Agri-food Marketing 

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Tel: +44 (0)1952 815086
Twitter: @simonthelwell1
Academic Department: Land, Farm and Agribusiness Management
Building: Aspire Centre
Office: AC8
Research profile: ORCID

Teaching Duties

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • International Agribusiness Management
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management

Research Interests

  • Collaboration and Power in the Food Supply Chain
  • Competitive Advantage in Supply Chains
  • Price transparency in Retail Food Chains
  • Retailer aligned contracts in the Dairy Industry

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member Institute of Agricultural Management
  • Associate Member Chartered Institute of Marketing

Module Leader

Publications

  • Goodall, S.; Walley, K.; Humphries, A.; Huntington, J.; White, D.; Asson, T.; and Thelwell, S. (2014) Improving the efficiency and sustainability of food supply chains: The market potential for micro-scale anaerobic digestion in the UK. (Paper presented in the Sustainable food logistics and collaboration networks in basic and applied scientific research theme at the WiCaNeM 2014 conference, Isle of Capri, Italy, 4-6th June.)
  • Collier, G and Thelwell, S. (2010) Feasibility of food ready units and retail centre in Staffordshire. Staffordshire County Council/Advantage West midlands

Additional Information

Prior to joining Harper Adams in 2010, Simon worked for a London based food and farming consultancy company specialising in procurement of raw materials from farms into major food processors/manufacturers, he has been involved in improving supply chains in dairy, cereals, horticulture and the beef and sheep sectors.  Simon has worked on consultancy projects spanning in the UK, Europe and Internationally in the US and most recently China.

Director of Ruralconsultancy.com providing specialist consultancy in business management, marketing, market research and training & development.

For further details visit our website http://www.ruralconsultancy.com/

Committee Member - Chartered Institute of Marketing Food,Drink & Agriculture Group

Tel: +44 (0)1952 815086
Twitter: @simonthelwell1
Academic Department: Land, Farm and Agribusiness Management
Building: Aspire Centre
Office: AC8
Research profile: ORCID

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