Philip Dearden In 60 Seconds

Experienced FD/CFO and business mentor, focused on helping entrepreneurs to manage and develop the performance of their businesses. Set-up and successfully exited two of my own hospitality businesses, advised a number of SME’s on a P/T FD basis, with previous FD roles in a number of larger business. Enthused to utilise my skills and commercial acumen to add tangible client value.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Board member for thirty years, reviewing, developing and implementing strategy.

Business Planning

Delivered high level modelling, plans and budgets.

Raising Funds

Well versed in fund raising, produced the required documentation and financials.

Exit Planning

Led business sales, produced investment documentation and financials.

Profit Improvement

Clarifying product profitability and working capital improvement.

Track Record Highlights

  • Set up/exited two PE funded businesses.
  • FD lead in distressed business turnarounds.
  • FD lead in MBO.
  • Managed a number of acquisitions.
  • Set up central finance, implemented SAP, relocated 50 staff.

Sector Experience

  • hospitality-tourism Managed public houses
  • retail-consumer-products Food retail.
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics Food processing, printing and food supply chain.
  • engineering Transport refrigeration, aerospace, defense and nuclear
  • technology-media-telecoms Telecoms and document management.
  • property-real-estate Acquisition/sale of public houses.

What's next?

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