Kevin Engel In 60 Seconds

I’m an experienced CFO and Chartered Accountant with 36 years experience advising businesses, supporting strategy and growth and, acting as a mentor to help unlock their full potential. As a former senior partner with international accounting firms, I’ve helped solve a wide range of business challenges, while supporting and advising some of the most successful entrepreneurs across the North West.

Specialist Skills


Coach and mentor senior teams to be more effective leaders and role models.

Financial Operations

Identify operational change, driving lower risk, better compliance, more profit.

Exit Planning

Plan, prepare and implement exit planning strategies to maximise value.

Profit Improvement

Identify where profits can be improved, or losses/inefficiencies/costs reduced.

Strategic Thinker

Utilise experience across many different sectors to shape strategic planning.

Track Record Highlights

  • Lead advisor for a £15m management buy out. Negotiated with all parties on valuation and key terms, arranged financing, implemented appropriate systems and structures.
  • Implemented a significant cultural change program, mentored senior managers and the executive team to help identify and embed their Purpose, Vision and Values proposition.
  • Achieved a 25% profit improvement, through exit and/or renegotiation of under performing contracts, group restructure and cost reduction.
  • Introduced monthly management board reports, including commentary on financial performance and KPI's.
  • Mentoring and coaching executive board members to deliver more focused strategic plans and improve personal performance.
  • Prepare financial models and cashflow, implement appropriate internal controls and governance to support raising finance for growth, exit or acquisitions.

Sector Experience

  • technology-media-telecoms, IT hardware and software, telecoms support, professional services
  • Construction, Residential, commercial and public sector construction
  • retail-consumer-products, Automotive retail, food and beverage, whisky distillery, clothing, cosmetics
  • Engineering, Aerospace, Biotechnology
  • sport-recreation, Premiership football clubs, Rugby, music performance venues
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics, Transport logistics, heavy manufacturing
  • not-for-profit, Education, Charities, Social Landlords

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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