Empowering Success: The Fulfillment of a Food Safety Consultant and Educator

Empowering Success: The Fulfillment of a Food Safety Consultant and Educator

Published by Andrew Thomson

Andrew is an experienced and trusted food safety consultant, and a highly regarded learning and development advisor. He has advised government agencies in Australia and overseas on food safety matters.


24 May 2023

As a food safety consultant and educator, the path I have embarked upon is driven by a deep passion for guiding individuals and businesses toward excellence. My professional goals revolve around facilitating growth, empowering success and seeing the transformative journey of both individuals and food operations. It is through these moments of personal satisfaction that inspire me to continue to make a difference and lasting impact in the realm of food safety.

What is particularly gratifying is witnessing individuals reach their full potential. Through guidance, information sharing and training, I (and my professional support team) have the opportunity to empower others with the tools and understanding necessary to excel in their respective roles within the food service and retail sectors.  Whether it’s educating experienced managers, chefs or aspiring chefs, or food handlers, observing their growth and witnessing their accomplishments brings a great sense of joy and fulfillment.

The opportunity to make an impact extends beyond the individuals we directly educate. By equipping individuals working in the food service and retail sectors with the knowledge and skills to handle and prepare food safely, my business helps to contribute to the protection of public health on a broader scale by protecting communities and consumers from food-borne illnesses.

The field of food safety is constantly evolving, with new risks, food regulations and technologies emerging. This environment presents a never-ending learning opportunity and staying ahead of the game feeds my professional drive. By staying abreast of the latest developments and trends, we provide relevant, up-to-date information and training to clients. Constantly expanding our expertise ensures that we remain effective in our role as facilitators of growth and catalysts for success. It is through these endeavours that we find purpose, satisfaction and motivation to continue our work.