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Francis Loughran

Francis Loughran

Managing Director, Future Food


Francis Loughran, specialising in Retail Food and Food Service Management, is the founding Director of Future Food and has been involved in the food service industry for forty years. Francis has built a wealth of knowledge and experience in concept development, food service strategic planning, design, retailing, food service management, spatial planning and assessing, hospitality placemaking and restaurant consulting using a customer-centric focus.

His work has taken him around the world and includes a diverse list of projects, involved in the planning and development of shopping centres, waterfront developments, restaurants, cafes, food courts and fresh food markets along with food service solutions for restaurant precincts, stadia, airports, hotels, clubs, mixed-use developments, leisure and entertainment precincts and corporate office towers.

Francis holds a Bachelor of Arts (Catering Administration – Ulster), Master of Science (Tourism Development – Strathclyde), professional trade qualifications in food production & service from City and Guilds of London, and professional management qualifications from the Hotel, Catering & International Management Association, London.

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