John Clark In 60 Seconds

I am a versatile, experienced CFO, working in commercial companies and charities for 35 years. With a passion for improving financial performance, commitment to teamwork, and an acute service ethic, I use strategic financial data to steer. My path has led me to work for the benefit of leading retailers in the heyday-HMV, Pret, and I joined The CFO Centre in 2023.

Specialist Skills

Budgeting & Forecasting

Setting and achieving realistic plans.

Cash flow Improvement

Establishing right level of working capital.

Management Information

Detail and analysis fit for stakeholders.

Raising Funds

Developing confident, key relationships.

Investment Analysis

Credible, effective modelling.

Track Record Highlights

  • Secured private equity funding for expansion.
  • Resolved regulatory and banking concerns through cash flow management.
  • Through supplier management delivered £3m of profit and cash flow benefit, twice.
  • Provided improved financial navigation for fast-growing businesses.
  • Facilitated optimal exit for entrepreneurs.

Sector Experience

  • Retail & Consumer Products: Ecommerce and high street
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Not for Profit: NHS services, Supported Housing and Care

What's next?

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