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I support organisations that are growing, reshaping or strengthening their position. This includes organic or acquisitive growth, re-shaping the core offer, strengthening the balance sheet, divesting or investing. I offer over 20 years of CFO/FD and COO experience; providing financial insight and interpretation, developing financial strategy and plans, and leading engaged, impactful teams.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

I anchor financial strategy, forecasts, budgets and plans in context of business strategy, respecting an organisation's complexity.

Strategic Thinker

I bring an open mind, focussed thinking and take a holistic view of strategy, seeing financials as another consideration and perspective.

Profit Improvement

Understanding business operations and drivers, I always creatively analyse, develop thinking and provide management information to enable enhanced performance.

Investment Analysis

Many years of experience in considering capital investments of varying complexities.

Cash flow Improvement

I always advocate detailed management of under-performing working capital assets, aiming to maximise their realisable value without compromising core offer.

Track Record Highlights

  • Sold 2 nurseries and a training college for a NFP group for over £10m, investing this in more liquid assets. Led the team in the sale of an American division of a multinational business for £30m.
  • Developed financial strategy and forecast for an educational institution, securing funding for the medium term.
  • Analysed £20m investment in packing machine capacity for pan-European food manufacturer including considerations as to their location.
  • Developed management information and analytics for 800 products to understand product lifecycle and to determine profitability enabling enhanced sales forecasting and decisions on future production.
  • Developed financial forecast and commercial information, resulting in a change of operating model from B2C to B2B so serving more communities, increasing profitability and impact.

Sector Experience

  • manufacturing-transport-logistics, Food, Rail
  • not-for-profit, Early Years Education, Sport
  • retail-consumer-products, Running, Sugar
  • sport-recreation, Community-based sports, Running, Mountain Sports
  • technology-media-telecoms, International Film Distribution
  • government-defence, Home Office, Metropolitan Police

What's next?

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