Meet the Team

Mark Duddridge

Business Advisor

Food and Drink Cornwall

Mark has held board positions in significant food and drink businesses including Ginsters, Samworth Brothers and Rodda’s clotted cream. Lately he has worked with a wide variety of businesses in Cornwall using his extensive market and operational experience and his passion for the industry to assist with change, communications, processes and leadership.

As chair of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership for the past six years Mark is driving the economic strategy for our area, determining local priorities and overseeing activities to drive growth and the creation of high quality local jobs.

Mark is able to consult on all aspect of the business and challenge when required, his areas of expertise cover strategy, production, sales, continuous improvement, communicating, change management and partnerships.

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Covid-19 Statement

Update – Wednesday 15th December 2021

Our Innovation Centres remain operational and accessible, and provide a safe environment for our staff and customers. We continue to assess the risk of COVID-19 alongside the latest guidance from government. In the meantime our Innovation Centre remains COVID-19 Secure and fully open for business. Our detailed risk assessment can be found here.