Nick Thompson In 60 Seconds

I am an experienced FD/CFO who works with business owners to help achieve their ambitions. In the last 6 years, I was MD of a fast-growing green coffee import business. Prior to that I worked as Principal with The CFO Centre with a varied customer portfolio. Before that I was FD with aspirational businesses in the restaurant, retail and hospitality space, working closely with owners around exit events.

Specialist Skills


Managing Director of a fast-growing business in challenging times - 2017 to 2023.

Exit Planning

Supported 4 entrepreneurs to sell their businesses.

Business Planning

Produced high level plans and detailed budgets for many businesses.

Strategic Thinker

Spent the last 25 years capturing owner aspirations acting as a sounding board and contributory thinker.

Banking Relationship

Succeeded in presently forecasts to support working capital requirements with most UK clearing banks over the last 15 years.

Track Record Highlights

  • Successful Principal at The CFO Centre building up a large and varied portfolio.
  • MD role responsible for handling the challenges of Brexit, COVID and post pandemic impacts in the last 6 years.
  • Designed and implemented Brexit strategy building a new EU business as a result.
  • Managed many complex bank refinancing exercises in UK/EU to finance continued growth.
  • Worked at the centre of many VCT/PE-driven transactions as FD.
  • Served as FD of a wide variety of high growth, ambitious businesses.

Sector Experience

  • Retail & Consumer Products: Soft Commodity trading (green coffee)
  • Design & Architecture
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics

What's next?

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