OUR SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Together our operations team have over 300 years experience in the meat business and this experience ensures we can constantly grade, and select meat to suit the needs and requirements of the most demanding of customers. From the UK's finest chefs to Europe's leading Catering Butchers and Wholesalers, we consistently supply the best Scotch beef available.
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Grant Moir
Managing Director

Over 30 years experience in the meat industry, comprising chicken, pork, beef and sliced cooked meats.

Previously the Managing Director of Tranfield Foods which at the time was the largest sausage producer in the UK.
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Julie Fancourt
Finance Director

Seasoned Finance Director with over 20 years FMCG experience. Strong track record implementing sound and robust financial governance, integrating acquisitions and improving overall operational performance.

Formerly Group Director of Finance for the Tranfield Food Group.
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Brian Chapman
Group Sales Manager

Over 25 years of experience in the Red meat industry, with extensive production, operational and sales knowledge gained while working in various roles within Stoddarts.
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Roisin Turner
Group Commercial Manager

The newest member of the Stoddarts commercial team, having previously worked in several commercial roles in the impulse category.

Her hobbies include walking her dog, pub quizzes and travelling.
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Una McLachlan
Group HR Manager

Experienced HR Generalist with over 25 years of experience in a variety of sectors. Wide knowledge of Employee Relations, Employee Engagement and Negotiations.

Regularly volunteers at a number of sports, charity and other events.
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Billy Stewart
Group Trading Manager

Been in the red meat trade since 1998, has helped make Stoddart's the company it is today.

Currently Vice President of The Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers. Regularly practices Muay Thai and Krav Maga.
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Nicky Shanley
Group Technical Manager

Over 25 years in the food industry in a variety of sectors. Experience in working with all the major retailors covering high risk/care, value added and low risk/care environments.

Hobbies include playing badminton and travelling.
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John Kerr
Procurement Manager

Joined Stoddarts in 2013 and became procurement manager in 2018, has been involved in agriculture all his life.

He also farms cattle and sheep in south west Scotland.
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Phil Swailes
Broxburn Site Manager

Phil has over 20 years experience in the food industry, he has held positions across many functions in multinationals and SMEs. Phil has been at Stoddart's since 2011 after moving to Scotland from North Yorkshire.

He enjoys the Scottish countryside, time in the garden and a good sci-fi film.
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Steve Kipping
Financial Controller

Experienced Financial professional with experience in the meat industry and FMCG sector.

Previous senior Finance roles with Vion Food Group, Clairol & Colgate Palmolive.
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Dougie Birrell
IT Systems Manager

Has supported and managed Windows environments in the food and hospitality industries for over 15 years.

If it's databases, coding, website design, networking or infrastructure support, Dougie has it covered.
OUR TEAMS
Our dedicated teams make Stoddart's who we are. A number of our senior managers and key butchers have in excess of 20 years experience. We promote an open and inclusive culture which helps to contribute to our "one team approach" in everything that we do.
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Brian Steven
Production Manager

22 years of experience at Stoddart's starting as a trainee and through dedication and hard work become the Production Manager.

Always striving to hit his highest peak, he loves to climb Munros in his spare time.
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Wilson Hendry
Training & Quality Manager

Over 34 years working in the meat industry starting in a local Butchers with traditional values, and 25 years working with Stoddart's.

Butchery is his passion and loves the opportunity to share his knowledge and skills.
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Liam Lynch
Intake & Despatch Manager

25 years of service at Stoddart's, holding supervisory and managerial roles across the business.

Covering areas such as Intake, Despatch and Logistics, helping the business evolve into what it is today.
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Piotr Bartyzel
Further Processing Manager

Has worked for Stoddart's since 2013, with 15 years of food and retail experience.

Is a keen motoring enthusiast.
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Steven Howe
Production Improvement Manager

Started out in retail butchery with the Co-op nearly 30 years ago. Had worked in factory processing with Grampian Food Group/Vion UK, predominantly in fresh pork, then 4 years in Salmon processing with Marine Harvest.
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William Kemp
Butchery School Training Manager

Over 30 years retail experience ,experienced butcher and chef specialising in new product development.

His hobbies include running, photography and cooking. His pies are highly sought after in the office.
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Jim Simpson
Engineering Manager

Time served mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience. Working for companies such as Vion, 2 Sisters, Renshawnaipier. Across various industries comprising of pork, poultry, chocolate, preserves and beef.

Worked hard progressing from engineer to senior management level.
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Cedric Rosier
Technical Manager

12 years of experience working as Technical Manager in meat and fish industries.

He's talented with a brush and enjoys painting with acrylics.