FCSI Worldwide: Board of Directors


Bill Taunton

William Taunton FCSI

Gastrotec S. p A.
Av. Las Condes 7700, Suite 503B
Las Condes 7560380

Phone: +56 2 2241-7696

Email: william@fcsi.org and wtaunton@gastrotec.cl

William Taunton FCSI lives Santiago, Chile. He and his wife, Alejandra, have been married for 22 years and have five children. Bill has been in the foodservice industry for over 30 years, first starting as an equipment distributor. He changed directions in 1998 when he founded Gastrotec SpA, a foodservice consultancy firm. The following year he became an Associate Member of FCSI. Bill’s area of expertise is in kitchen design and foodservice equipment. His projects have included food production facilities, healthcare facilities, hotels and institutional foodservice areas. Bill studied Electro Mechanical Engineering at the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico City, Mexico. In his free time, Bill enjoys cooking, scuba diving and flying kites.




PYNEH, HK Hospital Authority
3 Lok Man Road
Chai Wan, Hong Kong

Phone:(852) 2595 6434

Fax:(852) 2595 6067

Email: Clara.pi@me.com

Clara Pi obtained BSC and MSC in Canada and member of Dietitians Canada. A visionary leader, pioneered the first foodservice computer system and cook-chill centre in Canada and Asia. Joined FCSI in 1998, and was instrumental in the growth of Asia Pacific from chapter to division. The driving force behind FCSI’s first carbon neutral conference in Beijing, and planted the necessary trees. Founded the FCSI APD Tree Planting Program in 2008 and as of 2010 over 14,280 trees planted in Inner Mongolia where monument erected in 2010, recognition of FCSI’s effort.

She is recognized as a “Leader in International Nutrition” by Dietitians Canada. Awards include: 2005 FCSI Best Article Award, 2008 FCSI Service Award and 2009 HK SAR Chief Executive Community Service Award.

In 2010, published the first Low Carbon Cookbook with carbon footprints: “Save Our Planet One Carbon Bite at a Time”. Spearheaded the “Monday Meatless” program in HK and continues to promote low-carbon eating through public lectures and education forums.



Toni Clarke


Ms. Toni Clarke FCSI

RT Hospitality Solutions
427 McDonnell Road
Arrow Junction
Queenstown, RD1
Central Otago
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 442 6598

Email: tclarke@rthospitality.com

As a Director of RT Hospitality Solutions, Toni delivers a blend of operational experience with management expertise and a sound knowledge of successful hospitality operations both in Australia and abroad. She has held senior management positions in Food & Beverage and Operations in a diverse range of restaurants, hotels and clubs. Toni’s commitment to the industry ensures she remains in touch with the latest consumer trends in food and beverage and this, combined with her broad experience, has resulted in specialist skills in the development of Food & Beverage concepts. Toni is the Chair of the FCSI (Foodservice Consultant Society International) Asia Pacific Division, and a Director on the FCSI World Wide Board. Toni has presented at numerous industry forums and conferences including Fine Foods Australia, FHA Singapore, Leagues Clubs Australia, Clubs NSW, and Combined Services Clubs (Australia and New Zealand); and has led hospitality study tours to Singapore, Kong Kong, Macau, Shanghai, Chicago, New York, Washington and Las Vegas. Email: tclarke@rthospitality.com. www.rthospitality.com.

Martin Rahmann

Mr. Martin Rahmann FCSI

AGERE. Für nachhaltigen Erfolg.

Heinrich – Hertz – Straβe 28
40699 Erkrath


Phone:   +49 211 210218-01

Fax:         +49 211 210218-03

E-mail:   mr@agere-beratung.de

Martin Rahmann became member of the FCSI in 2003. In 2006 he joined the FCSI Europe-Africa-Middle East board of trustees and was elected president of FCSI Germany-Austria in 2008. In January 2012 it was an honor for him to join the FCSI worldwide board. Martin has extensive experience and is at home in the foodservice and hospitality industry. After he finished his apprenticeship as a hotel specialist in his early years, he studied at the Hotelfachschule Heidelberg in Germany and gained important practical experience in the industry. For nearly ten years he worked for the BBG Consulting Company, the oldest consultancy for hospitality and foodservices in Germany. He was Managing Director for several years before he started his own business: agere – consultancy for sustainable success. The agere company bundles professional and practical experience with industry knowledge in order to convert all important components it into well-directed consulting services.


Serdar Sağlamtunç FCSI

DM Consulting Engineering LLC

PO Box: 50, 06550 Cankaya



Phone: +90 312 496 4538

Cell: +90 532 414 0733

E-Mail: serdar@dm-consultancy.com

Website: www.dm-consultancy.com

Kadir Serdar Saglamtunc is graduated from Gazi University. A mechanical engineer have vast experience in steel construction, HVAC design and maintenance, foodservice, project management in his 37 years job history. Worked for Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. and Boeing Services Inc. both four years each in his first years of profession than entered in foodservice business as design manager and technical coordinator in 1990. Established his company DM Consulting Engineering LLC in 1997. Active in tourism industry to bring new concepts and solutions in infrastructure, management and design work by application of the systems for operational economy, energy savings, water reuse, waste management. Serdar is FCSI professional member since 1998 and his core business is to design kitchen and laundry projects. Mostly he is serving hotels, restaurants, hospitals, bars, clubs, catering facilities, office buildings and shopping malls. He writes essays and prepares keynote speeches to create awareness for consultancy in Turkey. As an instructor, he conducts certificate programs for Designing Kitchen and Laundry Facilities under TMMOB (Turkish Chamber of Mechanical Engineers) in various cities. Has one son Kerem (24) who is studying in university.

James Camacho

James Camacho FCSI
Camacho Associates, Inc.

James C. Camacho, FCSI, CSI, is a professional Foodservice Design Consultant with 30 years of experience. As President of Camacho Associates, Inc. he is the chief designer and oversees all projects from conception to startup.In 2007, James was listed for a 2nd time as one of the country’s top 12 Kitchen Designers.Camacho Associates was profiled as being “tough to beat” when it comes to diversity of projects. James feels that the fundamental principle behind the ability to steer through shifting trends, varying budgets and the equipment demands of specific projects is quite simple, “We have to listen and truly understand what the client wants” by reaching out to the client which is the hallmark of James’s work style.


Allied representatives:

Greg O’Connell / Moffat Pty. Ltd.

Martin Ubl / MKN Maschinenfabrik Kurt Neubauer GmbH & Co. KG

Eric Von Kaenel / Unified Brands


Immediate Past President:

(This position is listed for information only, the IPP is not an official member of the Board of Directors)


Mr. James Petersen FCSI

C.i.i. Food Service Design
545-A North Saginaw Street
Lapeer, Michigan
United States

Phone: (810) 667-3100

E-mail: JimP@CiiFSD.com

Jim Petersen received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in 1973, where his course emphasis was in design and engineering.He worked with Cini-Grissom Associates in Rockville, Maryland, for several years, during which time he joined Food Facilities Consultants Society, later establishing his membership in FCSI when FFCS and ISFSC merged.In 1979 Jim founded C.i.i. Food Service Design and continues to serve as its President and Director of Design.During his career he has enjoyed a broad diversity of consulting experience from small waitress stands to major cook-chill production centers, with particular project emphasis in schools, correctional facilities, health care, and military installations.