Richard Taylor In 60 Seconds

An internationally experienced business leader, finance director and mentor/coach, I have a record of business partnering roles delivering growth and expansion, transformation, turnaround, reorganisations and change. Now leveraging experience in the engineering, support services, aerospace & defence and property sectors, to support SME business owners and leaders in achieving their ambitions.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Working with owners and businesses to develop clear strategies, implement operational plans and create value.

Cash flow Improvement

Helping owners sleep better and feel more in control by identifying and managing drivers of cash performance.

Budgeting & Forecasting

Setting targets, identifying risks and opportunities, and tracking performance.

Business Planning

Translating strategic objectives into financial and operating targets.

Executive Coaching

Working one-to-one with business owners and leaders to realise their potential.

Track Record Highlights

  • Rationalisation of an underperforming business through a strategic review, divesting non-core activities, exiting underperforming contracts, restructuring, reducing cost and improving margin and cash.
  • Improved cash performance through a targeted working capital programme and enabling greater accuracy of forecasting.
  • Addressed the cost base of two merged businesses and by removing duplicate capability and implementing standardised governance and processes, cut it by 20%.
  • Developed and implemented a standard new business evaluation and governance process to reduce resource directed on opportunities not creating value.
  • Successful debt recovery from a portfolio of European property development joint venture investments through design and implementation of an exit strategy including equity and real estate sales.
  • Qualified executive coach - experienced in mentoring and coaching graduates and emerging talent.

Sector Experience

  • engineering
  • government-defence
  • property-real-estate
  • construction
  • services

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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