THE FACES OF FRESH LOCAL & WILD

Our Senior Leadership Team

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ELLIE WARD

Managing Director

Ellie has 19 years of leadership and management within both finance and property sectors. Ellie has given Fresh, Local & Wild the DNA, structure and brand identity from concept to reality.


A hands on MD, who looks after the people, who look after the customer. A true leader from the front when it comes to the Fresh, Local & Wild brand and performance.

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MARK SMITH

Head of Design & Operations

An accomplished retail design consultant, who has 25 years experience in design, supply & installation project management.


Mark has been involved in multi-million pound projects including premium garden centre and farm shop refurbishment projects.

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JAMES HORNER

Group Food & Beverage Manager

James leads the procurement, menu development and operations for our food halls and cafes. 

Sourcing the best produce from the local markets we trade in as well as nurturing relationships with national brands and suppliers who share our ethos and values. 

With a real passion for service and quality gained from 24 years working with high street bars, restaurants and coffee shops, it’s save to say hospitality is in his blood.

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JOHN SAVVIDES

Head of Store Operations

John is the consummate professional in all things operationally within the hospitality industry. With a vast array of experience spanning over a 30 year career, he prides himself in delivering a simple and efficient operation that drive a consistent approach across the UK estate.

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TED WARD

Property Advisor

Landlords, do you have empty or available retail spaces & department stores? Please contact our property adviser and new business consultant Ted Ward.