Richard Dryden
Senior Director
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Supply chain expert with an operational background in third-party logistics
Experience delivering benefits in North America, Asia Pacific and Europe
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Richard Dryden is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement in London. He brings 12 years of experience in Supply Chain and Operational Improvement.

His primary areas of concentration are operational performance improvement and transformation, network optimization, warehouse & distribution optimization, and operating model implementation. Mr. Dryden has worked with clients across a range of industries including oil & gas, mining, fast moving consumer goods, retail, telecommunications, media, and health.

Most recently at A&M, Mr. Dryden has been involved in delivering an end-to-end supply chain improvement implementation programme across the entire supply chain for a large European retailer, where he was responsible for identifying over €500M in annual benefits, and set up of the project team to support the business to deliver against this target.

Previously, Mr. Dryden was involved in a supply chain capability assessment for an offshore oil and gas exploration company, where he was responsible for conducting a review of the available supply chain infrastructure in Morocco to support the hydrocarbon industry.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Dryden spent 7 years with KPMG and Deloitte, where he most recently served as a Director. During this time, Mr. Dryden worked with a range of global clients to develop optimized supply chain strategies and delivered operational improvements.

Prior to this, Mr. Dryden spent 3 years working for a third party logistics provider across a range of operational roles.

Mr. Dryden earned a bachelor's degree in Environmental Geology from the University of Leeds.  Mr. Dryden is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), and volunteers on the Board of Trustees for York Community Consulting (YCC), a voluntary, student-led organization in collaboration with the University of York. A British national, Mr. Dryden is fluent in English and has basic French skills.