Robin Dear In 60 Seconds

Experienced CFO with a breadth of experience from blue chip organisations to start-ups and SMEs. As a founder member and CFO of Cashplus, I have expertise in the Fintech and regulatory sectors and expertise in scaling and implementing strong financial and risk management structures. I have extensive experience also in strategic planning and helping fast growth businesses shape their future.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

Reviewing and analysing current business and reshaping strategy and plans.


Implemented e-money framework and was MLRO in FCA regulated environment.

Budgeting & Forecasting

Written business unit economics and linked forecasts for scaling fintech's.

Managing Risk

Implemented risk frameworks and chaired risk committees in financial services.

People Manager

Acted as HR director and led leadership development programmes.

Track Record Highlights

  • Instrumental in taking a high growth fintech payments business from pre-funding start-up to a fully licensed bank including building strong financial control framework and led the regulatory function.
  • Extensive advisory and consulting on financial and risk management frameworks in early stage e-money FCA regulated businesses.
  • Senior level non financial roles including MD of multi-site manufacturing business and purchasing head for a major brand.
  • Prepared and led the divestment of a division of Universal Music managing the due diligence process for finance legal and HR matters through to sale.
  • Managed the turnaround of a high quality mail order collectibles business with severe cash flow problems by reshaping strategic direction and implementing strong financial processes and control.
  • Strong academic background with an MBA from Henley Management College.

Sector Experience

  • Banking & Financial Services: E-money, credit, payment services
  • Retail & Consumer Products: E Commerce, subscriptions
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics: FMCG in major consumer brands

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