Marc de Speville

Founder of Strategic Food Retail and Partner at The Partnering Group

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  • Tesco PLC
  • Ocado Group plc
  • Walmart Inc


Marc has over 25 years of global food retail experience across strategy, innovation, and financial analysis roles. He is the Founder of Strategic Food Retail and a Partner at The Partnering Group, two leading food retail consultancies. Marc’s expertise lies in automation and he specifically works with grocers to improve in-store picking and implement automated large or micro-fulfilment systems. Prior to consulting, Marc was a Partner and highly rated analyst at Redburn Partners and has over 15 years experience analysing the food retail industry. Marc started his career as a buying agent for Walmart and M&S and now works with some of the largest grocers globally in the shift to online.