Dave B.

Retail Strategy Consultant - Former Starbucks


Experienced business strategy leader, proven across industry as both external consultant and client side in defining and executing business growth strategy. Currently operating as independent consulta...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Professional Services


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Retail Strategy Consultant

DB Consulting NL
3 years
Current position
Dec 2019 - Present
Strategic advisor supporting retail clients developing strategic vision, roadmap and execution plans.

Senior Manager, Strategic Programmes EMEA

3 years
Jan 2017 - Oct 2019
Strategy leader for Starbucks EMEA region. 50% of role: - Shaping, defining and aligning 1/3/5 year strategic plans for region - Cross-functional alignment with leadership team on goa...see more

Senior Manager, Strategy & Business Planning

4 years
Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
Departmental strategic lead with (new) business development responsibility, key work includes: - Responsible for developing, defining and actioning Starbucks' real estate and brand deve...see more

Manager - Business Intelligence & Analytics

Deloitte Nederland
2 years
Jul 2011 - Jan 2013
Manager responsible for the development and sale of complex analytical solutions tied to strategic insight to the Dutch market, role includes: - Development of internal framework on how...see more

Senior Analyst - Marketing

4 years
Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
Business strategy lead within consumer finance product department of national bank, key achievements include: - new product development - product / portfolio profitability optimisation ...see more

Strategy and Business Analyst - Imagine (Start-up)

1 year
May 2006 - Aug 2007
Business strategy lead for start-up division of ABN AMRO Bank in new market. Role incorporated: - Construction of 3 year strategic vision - Annual operating plan - Funding - Product & ...see more

Business Analyst

Capital One
3 years
Aug 2003 - Apr 2006
Rotating Graduate programme, taking in the following specific areas: - New product development - Customer analytics / segmentation - Financial modeling - Credit Risk analytics Keywords:...see more

Summer Internship

Capital One
2 months
May 2002 - Jul 2002
Prime/Superprime Credit Policy Analyst (Summer 2002) •Rated in Top 3 of this year’s Intern students and, as a result, offered unconditional position at Capital One •Spent internship con...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Professional Services


  • Business Analysis
  • Business Strategy
  • Market Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Business Planning
  • Business Intelligence
  • Analytics
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Strategy Development
  • Product Development