Pieter has extensive knowledge of the food sector having acted as a corporate finance adviser on many transactions over the past 20 years. Pieter founded Real Good Food in 2003 and acted as Non-Executive Chairman until November 2009, when he assumed the role of Executive Chairman. Since then, Pieter has led the growth plan for Real Good Food and has developed strong
management teams across all the businesses, allowing him to devote more time to the strategic development of the Group.
Board of Directors
Finance Director and Company Secretary
Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
Pat has extensive knowledge of the sugar industry and other food sectors having acquired and developed a number of food businesses during his career. He joined Napier Brown and Company in 1964 and became Managing Director in 1972 following its acquisition of his family interests in 1970. He is a Director of Napier Brown Ingredients Ltd.
Peter was in practice for 20 years as a tax partner with Chartered Accountants Crowe Clark Whitehill, latterly as CEO. In 1998 he moved into international corporate consultancy where he advised on a number of mergers, acquisitions and fundraisings, working with various financial institutions in the UK and USA. In recent years he has gained considerable experience of the food sector and AIM as a Non-Executive Director. He is Chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of the Group.
Jacques has nearly 20 years’ experience of sugar and related industries (independent power production, waste and environment management and renewable energy) in France, the Seychelles and Mauritius. He is Chief Executive Officer of Omnicane and the Chairperson of Omnicane Thermal energy Operations (La Baraque) Limited and Omnicane Thermal Energy Operations (St. Aubin) Limited. He has served as President of the Mauritius Sugar Syndicate and as President of the Mauritius Sugar Producers’ Association.
Chris qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1969. In 1973 he joined Breakmate Limited, a vending business, which was admitted to the Unlisted Securities Market in 1984. He joined the Napier Brown Foods Group in 1992 as Group Finance Director and was involved in the day-to-day operations of the Group before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Napier Brown Foods. He is a Non-Executive Director of AG Thames Ltd.