Meet the speakers:
Tony Mannix: Chief Executive Officer @Clipper Logistics
Tony joined Clipper in 2006 and can boast a career in retail logistics spanning over 30 years. On graduating from university as an Architectural Engineer, he briefly worked in the construction industry before moving into logistics, where he developed a passion for ‘the supply chain’. A Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics & Transport, Tony has a wealth of experience in all facets of multi-channel retail logistics. Pre Clipper he worked directly for a number of retailers, managing in-house operations, which afforded him a clear insight into the retail world. This clear understanding of how retail works is at the heart of Clipper – it operates as a very focussed retail solutions provider. Tony is passionate about the business, the Clipper Team, and innovation. He strives for operational and commercial success whilst not losing sight of the need for outstanding customer care.
Charlie Howard: Managing Director, UK @Logicor
Charlie Howard joined Logicor in October 2013 and is Managing Director, UK. With 20+ years of logistics property experience, his responsibilities include the management and operation of Logicor’s platform in the UK totalling 32 million square feet across 174 properties. Prior to joining Logicor, Mr Howard worked at Anglesea Capital where he assisted Blackstone in establishing their presence in the UK logistics property market. Having worked in the UK logistics property market for 20+ years, Mr Howard initially trained at Savills plc where after eight years he left to establish the South East Agency team at leading niche practice M3 Agency, joining as an Equity Partner. Following the acquisition of M3 Agency by CBRE, Mr Howard worked as a Senior Partner within their Industrial Agency Team. Mr Howard holds an honours degree in Psychology, Management and Economics from Durham University along with a Master’s Degree in Land Management from the University of Reading.
Chris succeed the legendary Malory Davies as Editor of Logistics Manager in September 2019. He is the host of the Supply Chain Excellence Awards and the Logistics Manager and IntraLogisteX Connected webinars. Day-to-day Chris writes about all things supply chain; materials handling and industrial property and is curator of the annual LM Top 50 Service Providers. He has worked as a business journalist since 2002 and his career as a logistics journalist started in 2008.