Robin Laird In 60 Seconds

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG (Edinburgh) in 1988. I have over 30 years international experience spanning UK, Norway, Brazil, USA, China and Singapore. I have gained broad based business experience in a variety of senior management roles (including Finance Director, Managing Director and Deputy CEO positions) in both private equity owned and internationally listed companies.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Cash flow Improvement

Management Information

Budgeting & Forecasting

Executive Coaching

Track Record Highlights

  • Strong appreciation of Board and Shareholder value perspectives
  • Lead role in a USD 1 Bn group refinancing
  • Lead role in due diligence and subsequent takeover of a major competitor
  • Completed a legal and tax group structure review
  • Successfully negotiated a USD 0.7 Bn joint venture with a Chinese state owned shipyard
  • Implemented cost rationalisation and optimisation programmes

Sector Experience

  • Mining, Resources & Energy Oil and gas
  • Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics Shipping

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