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Dan Munford International convenience retail expert
As an experienced and well connected strategist on convenience, Dan is a frequent advisor at CEO and retailer main Board level. He is owner and Managing Director of the Insight group of companies, including consultancy Insight Research and the Global Convenience Store Focus publication. Dan advises the NACS International Board.
Joseph Bona Brand and retail design expertise across all sectors
Joe is President of BONA DESIGN LAB. He brings a global perspective and extensive retail design experience across all sectors, from convenience to mass market and from drug to luxury. During his career Bona has directed a wide range of initiatives for such companies as Terpel, Topaz, PetroChina, MOL, AMPM, Wawa and Duane Reade to name a few.
Christian Warning Sales and marketing expert
Christian is the founder and managing director of The Retail Marketeers, a Hamburg based agency. Christianís business regularly partners with Insight Research with particular reference to advising businesses on entering DACH markets. Christian is a very experienced former senior retailer with wide and senior connections and is also the go-to commentator and analyst on this exciting, changing and growing market. He worked for 13 years for Shell in different management functions, including heading Shellís billion dollar retail fuels business in Germany in his early thirties.
Fiona Briggs Freelance retail business journalist
Fiona is an experienced journalist and editor, writing exclusive content for GCSF. She is founder of retailtimes.co.uk. She contributes regularly to NACS Magazine and writes articles on omnichannel shopper trends for Radial. Fiona is available for commissions at email@example.com
Mats Danielsen Technology and digital promotions specialist.
CEO of Liquid Barcodes: a technology company that redeems digital promotions in real-time for retailers, brands and partners. Liquid Barcodes is a global marketing technology company with a dedicated focus on the Convenience industry. Liquid barcodes have built a fantastic relationship with Insight, as GCSF's main sponsor.
Stephanie Rice Insight Representative for the London market.
Stephanie works with leading UK convenience retailers and suppliers to shape their customer proposition. She has run her own consultancy practice, advising on strategy projects at main Board level for many years and is a recognised industry expert. Her unique London market expertise is highly relevant to Insight's clients looking to develop innovative propositions.
Mads Mork CFO and DPO of Liquid Barcodes:
a technology company that redeems digital promotions in real-time for retailers, brands and partners. Liquid Barcodes is a global marketing technology company with a dedicated focus on the Convenience industry. Liquid barcodes have built a fantastic relationship with Insight, as GCSF's main sponsor.
Paula Thomas Specialist loyalty marketing consultant.
She advises on loyalty strategy, propositions and rewards concepts globally. Her blue-chip portfolio of clients to date includes Telefonica O2 (Priority Moments programme), Electric Ireland, Allied Irish Bank, Avios and The Entertainer Group. Paula is now also Chief Content Officer for Liquid Barcodes- reviewing global loyalty best practice, CEO perspectives on loyalty and innovative ways to drive engagement to achieve live loyalty in the convenience sector. Paula holds an MBA from Smurfit Business School in Ireland and also sits on the judging panel for the global Loyalty Magazine Awards.