Rob Hampson In 60 Seconds

Strategic and commercial CFO/FD working with MD’s to develop and grow their businesses to achieve success and long terms aims.
Prior to the FD Centre, Rob was Head of Finance, Bayer PLC.
My passion is about bringing this experience to The FD Centre and its range of clients to help SMEs achieve business growth and their long term aims.

Specialist Skills

Systems and Controls

ERP design and implementation, financial controls and compliance

Executive Coaching

Development of Finance teams and future CFOs

Exit Planning

Preparing businesses for successful exits

M&A Specialist

Due diligence, integration of acquired businesses


Outsourcing of Finance and Accounting

Track Record Highlights

  • Led exit of Material Science and Diabetes Care divisions. Worked closely with business leaders to prepare for exit by building leadership teams, systems, processes and policies.
  • Completed MBO of English Landscapes, raised £4m in venture capital finance. Oversaw development from a £8mio traditional forestry company to a £30mio turnover multi-sector, national business.
  • Successful track record in M&A projects. Led acquisition integration projects, cultural integration and change management, tracked and reported project progress.
  • Led numerous reviews and changes associated with the Bayer UKI corporate structure, financing, and pensions strategy.
  • Established Risk Management Function for UKI. Deployed enterprise risk management model, through risk register, assessment, mitigation planning and monitoring.
  • Led development of Finance Function to achieve recognised excellence and a high performing team capability.

Sector Experience

  • agriculture-farming Agrichemicals
  • construction Civil Engineering, Commercial Landscaping, Building Materials and Aggregates
  • healthcare Pharma, Biotech, Animal Health, Consumer Health
  • retail-consumer-products FMCG, OTC Medicines
  • manufacturing-transport-logistics Medical Equipment, Bulk Chemicals, Specialist Engineering

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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