Gary Ballard In 60 Seconds

I help business leaders and entrepreneurs develop and run their businesses, thus achieving the outcomes and futures they seek. Prior to being FD/CFO of a SME business in the Construction sector, I was the General Manager of ICT for a listed beverages FMCG corporate. I embraced the portfolio career and lifestyle by joining The FD/CFO Centre in 2019.

Specialist Skills

Business Planning

Generated robust plans and budgets based on deep understanding of the business

Executive Coaching

Guided and mentored inexperienced executives


Inspired teams to perform at their full potential

Supplier Relationships

Sustained relationships to extend credit terms and retain discount structure

Technology Evangelist

Implemented SAN and thin client ICT architecture

Track Record Highlights

  • Served as FD/CFO and GM for SMEs and listed businesses
  • Set up a complex data centre for a listed corporate
  • Optimised staff costs to achieve 30% profit improvement
  • Identified annual cost savings of R10m for a listed corporate
  • Managed construction projects to achieve compressed timelines within budget

Sector Experience

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail - Consumer Products
  • Technology
  • Transport
  • Logistics
  • Media & Telecoms

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...

What do you want your business to do for you?

  • Select multiple options
  • Select multiple options