Leading food and drink research company Campden BRI has appointed Chris Huscroft as Technology Director for its Centre of Technical Excellence (CoTE). Chris will be responsible for driving the development of technology research and services and working with members of Campden BRI’s senior leadership team to develop and implement the company strategy.
Chris will lead 70 staff across the technology departments of the company’s Centre for Technical Excellence (COTE), which includes technology, regulatory and information activities. The CoTE provides a broad range of clients – from SMEs up to global multinationals – with research, bespoke operational support, training and consultancy services.
Chris brings with him almost 40 years’ industrial experience of R&D and product development in bakery and food ingredients. Chris is a chemical engineer and has held senior innovation and research roles at CSM Bakery Solutions, British Arkady Company, Pura Foods and Procter & Gamble.