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.