Welcome to Tasting the Future

A purpose driven consultancy which aims to transform food systems so they are sustainable, healthy, equitable and fair.

I bring together expert teams of trusted associates to deliver projects, policy and practice which can drive action for a sustainable food systems. It was established in 2018 by me, its Founder and Director, Mark Driscoll. I have over 25 years experience of working on sustainable food and agricultural systems, working with a wide range of organisations at a local, national and international level. This includes leading a diverse range of innovative sustainable food projects and programmes for a range of organisations, including  WWF-UK and Forum for the Future.  I champion the concept of ‘sustainable nutrition‘ and manage a number of innovative, collaborative initiatives which catalyze action and innovation.

I work on a wide range of projects including a number international food systems collaborative projects, organisational strategy development (delivering on the ambitions outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals for example),  policy research work/briefings, food trends analysis, facilitation, project management and media work. I have extensive experience and in depth knowledge of a wide variety of sustainable food system issues including, but not limited to, sustainable diets, sustainable nutrition, technology, proteins,  plant-based eating, food waste and regenerative agriculture.
I am a passionate and dedicated individual who listens to a client’s needs, ensuring I deliver excellence in everything I do. I and my team will not be afraid of providing constructive challenge where necessary. I am well networked with key stakeholders working in sustainable food systems and solutions globally and will bring in other expert, when required. In order to address the root causes of our broken food system, we need radical solutions which will transform our food system. My own vision for a sustainable food system can be found here

Tasting the Future works with a network of other associates, ensuring we draw together teams that meet our clients needs. These includes experts in health, nutrition, agriculture, policy and those experienced in systems innovation and facilitation.