Managing Director, HARPS
Tristan is an ex-retailer, having previously held senior positions with Sainsbury’s (UK) and Coles supermarkets, and is now a management consultant providing advice and support along the grocery value chain, from major retailers through to manufacturers and primary producers. He has a focus upon fresh foods and was the Group Merchandise Manager, Fresh Produce, at Coles Supermarkets (2005-09).
Tristan has his own consulting business, Kitchener Partners Pty Ltd, focused upon providing strategic and advisory support. Increasingly Tristan assists businesses understand the implications of the changing retail and consumer environment and helps identify solutions to key business challenges.
Tristan also manages and operates the Harmonised Australian Retailer Produce Scheme (HARPS) on behalf of the major grocery retailers in Australia (ALDI, Coles, Costco, Harris Farms, Metcash (IGA) and Woolworths) and Hello Fresh and McDonalds.
Workshop: Produce Safety and HARPS – an Update for Growers and Suppliers
Wednesday 1 September, 1-2pm AEST
The HARPS Management Team will provide an update about HARPS, particularly in regard to the development and release of Version 2 of the HARPS standard, with an opportunity to ask questions and explore other challenges within the horticulture industry that could be solved using the HARPS business model as a platform to address wider industry issues.