I honed my Finance skills working as FD for multiple businesses in large mutli-national companies, growing smaller or underperforming businesses. I have an adaptable and flexible approach gained from my experience living and working in Asia across 3 countries. More recently I have used my experience to support SME and Start ups create their financial plans for funding or sale.
Region: London East
I am a commercially astute Finance Director/CFO with an international background of stringent financial control and governance gained within the software/regulated financial services/fintech sectors, having proven achievements in start-ups, turnaround, restructuring, fundraising, and stock exchange listings.
A highly motivated FD/CFO with over 20 years’ experience, working for listed, regulated, PE backed/privately owned Financial/Professional Services, SAAS and FinTech companies. Hands on experience of supporting businesses with strategic/operational planning and executing transformational change, to better inform decision making, improve margins and/or drive growth/exit opportunities.
I have extensive CFO experience in telco TMT and fintech (inc SaaS), both within the UK and Internationally. This work has been for multi-national corporates as well as SME businesses all with the lens of driving improved shareholder value in a strongly controlled environment. I have led businesses through exits (IPOs, trade sales) plus leading acquisitions leading to favourable outcomes.
I am an entrepreneurial finance leader with 20 years of experience across the media, technology and financial services sectors. During my career I have founded and run my own data analytics consultancy, been a key member of the management team of a boutique private equity and venture capital fund, and managed teams of 25+ and revenues of £50m+ in large blue chip corporates.
I am a highly motivated FD/CFO and have been an instrumental part of leadership teams giving strategic advice and reporting to board members. I’ve advised on matters from new business ventures, to business optimisation and cashflow. I believe in the power of information and communication, how it can be delivered in the most efficient and accurate way to enable great decision making.
I am an experienced CFO and Board member with over 25 years’ experience of working in the UK and cross border particularly France, Spain, the USA and Australia. I am commercially astute with strong interpersonal and management skills. I have significant M&A experience. I am regulatory approved (FCA and PRA) with significant experience of financial services and fintech sectors.
I’ve been a principal with the FD Centre for over 5 years working with tech start ups in the City of London. The companies I am involved with includes, insurtech, spacetech, fintech and capital markets intelligence with a strong focus on funding and growth strategies. My background is in Investment Banking and Financial Services.