Neil Marshall, is the Global Director of Quality & Food Safety Strategy, Policy and Programs at The Coca-Cola Company. Neil’s responsibilities include defining global strategy, policy, programs, requirements and initiatives for quality and food safety to ensure product integrity, while reducing risks across the supply chain. An experienced and commercially aware operations and technical leader, Neil has over 20 years of experience from multiple industries; 15 years in the FMCG food industry in the UK and Europe; and spent the last 6 years in a global role with experience in the emerging markets in Asia, Eurasia, Africa, Europe and North America. Neil has strong strategic vision and focus, builds effective
value added strategies, and delivers practical sustainable programs that meet business imperatives and performance goals. Neil joined the Coca-Cola system in June 1999 for Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd in the UK. Since then, he has held several Quality and Supply Chain technical lead roles within the UK and Europe before moving to a global position in Atlanta, USA in 2009.
Neil has worked in over 60 countries and acted as the global technical lead for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 South Africa World Cup and for the 2012 London Olympics. Neil also led the development of PAS 223: Food Safety for Food Packaging which was published in July 2011. Neil is the GFSI Vice Chair and a Board member of SSAFE.
Neil has a Master of Science degree from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK.