James McDonnell


Jim has global experience in developing strategy and operational improvement, primarily for FMCG and retail clients, with particular emphasis in food and beverage, having worked extensively across the value chains of a broad range of sub sectors and commodities.

Jim’s work often focuses across the value chain of an industry. He also has an interest in sustainability strategy having led projects focussing on food security and sustainable raw material strategies in several global commodities.

Education & prior experience

  • The Boston Consulting Group (Chicago, London), JMP Strategy (London, Founder) 
  • JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (MBA) 
  • University of Notre Dame (BA Economics)


  • Corporate Strategy
  • M & A and Private Equity
  • Operational Strategy
  • Strategy Realization


  • Consumer