Kate Wright In 60 Seconds

I am a result driven, energetic and experienced CFO/NED/Coach. Following an International role as Finance and Operations Director of a high growth Games Software developer and publisher, with 10+ years thriving on the diversity of a part-time portfolio career. Supporting OMBs/Boards to realise success in their ambitions through execution of strategy and providing peace of mind and choices. I’ve had the pleasure of working with many inspiring business leaders around the region from Guildford, Godalming, and Kingston Upon Thames.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Worked with high growth companies to determine strategy for the last 15 years.

Budgeting & Forecasting

For fundraising, grant applications and drive action and accountability in high growth businesses.

Exit Planning

Coaching business owners through the planning, preparation and exit process.

Executive Coaching

ILM7 in Coaching & Mentoring, Princes Trust Enterprise Next Steps Mentor.

Business Planning

Developed models to secure investment, funding and manage tight cashflows.

Track Record Highlights

  • Creative Tax reliefs; secured £10m+ of R&D and VGTR claims across multiple companies in the games industry.
  • Crisis management; re-based businesses to align with market conditions during Covid, securing all available government support and loans and moved clients through survive, revive and thrive mindsets.
  • Growth and scalability; mentored several companies in implementing the Entrepreneurial operation system (EOS), as a framework to drive and manage growth.
  • M&A and Restructuring; negotiated a CVA supporting the business through the 5 year commitment, growing organically to be a thriving business. They had their first proper family holiday for 5 years.
  • Compliance; implemented systems, processes, procedures and reporting to deliver decision making information to exploit opportunities for growth from £10m to £100m+ in six years.

Sector Experience

  • Technology, Media & Telecoms: Games Software Developing and Publishing, Digital and Marketing Agencies, Cyber Security Software
  • Human Resources & Recruitment: Finance & Transformation Recruitment Agents, Back Office Finance Solutions provider to the Recruitment Industry
  • Retail & Consumer Products: AV and Smart Home Solutions, Wellness and Floristry
  • Hospitality & Tourism: Experiential and Corporate Event planners, Wedding venues

What's next?

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