Doug Richards In 60 Seconds

A highly commercial CFO with 25 years of experience in providing leadership, guidance, and challenge across many businesses and ownership structures, including multiple private equity & vc backed organisations.  Experienced in working with established as well as start up / early-stage growth businesses to maximise profit, raise funds and m&a.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

25 Years in strategic board roles in plc & private businesses


Experienced leader, business coach and mentor

Corporate Finance

Creating value through M&A and leading investor relations

Profit Improvement

Supporting businesses realise greater profitability and cashflow

Raising Funds

Extensive experience in equity & debt raises

Track Record Highlights

  • Cofounder CFO of successful digital start ups in media entertainment, leisure, esg, health and wellness.
  • Successful equity fund raisings from seed £1m to £100m series a-c and debt raising including term, revolving and securitisation.
  • Successful delivery of driving scale and profitability for digital operating models including e-commerce, web/app, sales, marketing, customer services and operations.
  • Successfully lead the development and execution of transformational technology & business change programs that optimised resources and delivered better products, services and overall business performance
  • Managed multiple m&a transactions including successful business exits.

Sector Experience

  • banking-financial-services
  • retail-consumer-products
  • technology-media-telecoms
  • sport-recreation
  • hospitality-tourism
  • healthcare

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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