Alastair Thomson In 60 Seconds

With a track record of both financial and non-financial roles at board level, I show businesses how to grow faster and become more profitable. My experience includes working for major multinationals as well as smaller, entrepreneurial businesses in roles as CFO, Commercial Director, CEO, Chairman and Non-Executive Director, so I understand the world beyond a purely Financial brief.

Specialist Skills

Cash flow Improvement

Restructured client finances to avoid major cash outflow during sales cycle.

Exit Planning

Assisted several businesses prepare for exit/external investment.

Banking Relationship

Renegotiated banking facilities to better suit client needs.

Management Information

Developed powerful tools to help clients focus on key profit and cash drivers.

Business Planning

Developed persuasive business planning approaches (and written a book on them!).

Track Record Highlights

  • Secured external investment for minority interest in technology business - currently working on sale/external investment for another tech business.
  • Identified shortfall in funding requirements for client with extended sales cycle and negotiated funding to eliminate significant adverse cash flow movements through the cycle.
  • Track record of developing KPIs and reporting systems to identify key issues in a business and removing obstacles to profitable growth and positive cash flow.
  • Identified opportunities to increase revenues in both a professional services firm and manufacturing business by repackaging the customer offer.
  • Published author with one 5* star rated and one 4.7* rated book on Amazon.

Sector Experience

  • legal Both High St and highly specialised legal practices
  • technology-media-telecoms B2B subscription services
  • banking-financial-services Retail financial advisory firms
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics Food packaging
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics Printing and construction products
  • not-for-profit Charities and companies limited by guarantee

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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