The team covers a broad range of sub-sectors including Agribusiness, Beverages, Food Producers and Household Products.
Charles Hall joined Peel Hunt as head of research in October 2008 as well as leading the experienced consumer sector. His career includes nine years at Panmure Gordon as head of small & mid cap research and nine years at Cazenove. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, for the fifth consecutive year, Charles was the top ranked analyst in the UK Mid & Small cap market overall. Charles read Politics and Economics at Durham University.
Andrew Ford joined the consumer team at Peel Hunt in 2017. He qualified as a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor with KPMG before joining an SME in the sports retail sector as Strategy Director. He has a BSc in Geophysics from Durham University.
Farm to Fork
The dreadful events in Ukraine have major ramifications for food prices. Understandably the focus is on the price of UK goods, but the reality is that the implications in other markets are significantly more fundamental, with real risk of a major drop in living standards across a number of emerging markets.