Hilliard draws upon a wealth of experience in the global food and Agri industry. Acting as Managing Director at Valeo Foods (owning some of Ireland’s most recognisable food brands), and CEO Aryzta Europe and Asia Pacific (frozen bakery), Hilliard has developed an extensive network within, and a deep understanding of the global food industry.
Hilliard held senior positions at IAWS Group plc, which created Origin Enterprises Plc (a leading agronomy business in UK and Ireland). Hilliard is a chartered accountant having qualified with KPMG. Currently he is partner at Biavest Limited - a food investment vehicle and Director of Tradeforus Limited.