Our guest today has over 30 years of experience of doing just what he does best, by supporting businesses in the food industry, small medium enterprises as well as private and public institutions.

For three years he ran all research, development and quality assurance activities for Grace Kennedy. He is credited with creating the Grace Technology Centre, a technical and research and development facility, which he managed. In 1995 he intervened to prevent the UK from blocking Jamaican ackee .

In 1996, he led a management buyout of the operation and formed his own company, which is now the only private sector-owned organisation of its kind in the Caribbean with an ISO 17025 -certified laboratory Our guest today is widely recognized as a leading expert in food safety and quality systems implementation.

He is Dr. Andre Gordon, Managing Director of Technological Solutions Limited and CEO of Technical Services Limited ( TSL ).