These leaders are changing our world for the better. We find out how they get the job done.
There’s a select few business leaders and innovators in the UK who are changing the world.
This morning we’re talking Richard Murray, a food expert and leader in efforts to shake up the food supply chain.
Richard Murray is passionate about fresh, high-quality food, and is striving to make it available for everyone.
He founded his current company, Foodchain Tech, in 2016 and is already connecting countless chefs to food producers in the meat, fish, dairy, produce, and dry goods industries. By cutting out the middleman, these chefs can use the freshest ingredients possible.
A busy man, with big ideas, The Memo asked Richard Murray, how he gets it all done…
6am. Morning run, few sets of press ups and a cold shower!
I’ve just got a Google Pixel.
I like to spend the mornings at the office with my team, I meet 2-3 people in the afternoon and they will be customers, potential partners and investors.
I read novels to relax, the best book of recent years was A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara.
Find a company that has something that you love, be it a strong mission or culture rather than a specific skill, and then try to work in as many teams/functions in that company to get as broad experience possible.
I have a baby and a two-year-old who I like to see at bedtime so I tend to be home for 7pm so will then work afterwards to clear my inbox and complete my tasks, my day finishes at midnight with the dream feed! (bottle feed for the baby for those without children).
I spent hours in the garden digging as a kid so probably my spade!
Food supply will be transformed; a transparent system run by AI that enables producers, chefs and cooks to connect seamlessly making high-quality affordable food accessible to all.