Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor
Big Business Experience
Small Business Experience
Acoustic Sensing Technologies
A highly experienced Non-Executive Director, Coach & business change specialist, who supports leaders and helps businesses improve performance and profitability. Paul has a blend of commercial, operational and technical expertise, with which he has improved many companies, both SME’s and large international companies and, as a CEO, he has led companies from early-stage to £300m turnover.
People focused yet analytically strong, he enjoys being a catalyst for strategic change, improvement and growth. As a coach & mentor, he supports others to do the same. Paul has deep industrial, technical and manufacturing sector expertise and can provide both strategic and flexible hands-on support where required.
- MSc Engineering Business Management (Distinction) – Bristol University
- BA (Hons) Business, Marketing & Organisation Studies (2.1) – University of Lancaster
- HNC Computer Aided Eng. (Distinction) – University of Central Lancashire
- HNC Engineering Design (Merit) – University of Central Lancashire
- Lucas Management Development Programme
- PerkinElmer Advanced Leadership Institute
- Certified NLP Coach
- ILM 7 Coaching & Mentoring
Key Areas of Expertise
- Turnaround & growth
- Operational improvement
- Lean leadership
- New product development
- Structural & cultural change
- Business development
- Project management
- Business planning
- Coaching & mentoring
- Strategy development
- Team development
Market experience: Aerospace, Defence, Oil & Gas, Marine, Nuclear, Water, Rail, Power, Distribution, Automotive & Industrial
Private Equity experience as MD, Chairman, advisor and MBI/MBO deal development.
Experience Non-Executive and Business Advisory
SAGS Group: NED – Coaching & mentoring CEO of buy & build start-up.
Olsen Actuation: NED – High growth electrical actuation SME.
International Nuclear Services: Change Consultant – Engineering and logistics.
Createc: Business Coach – Tech SME supplying Nuclear, Security and Aerospace markets.
Carbon Air: NED – VC backed technology business – strategy review & new product development.
Chamber of Commerce: NED – supported business turnaround
MML: Non-Executive Chairman– HVAC SME, Private Equity backed.
Manufacturing Advisory Service – Ambassador.
Private Equity Acquisitions – Assessed/developed 30-40 acquisition opportunities.
Pexion – Group Managing Director
Imetrum – Managing Director
Marl – Programme Director
Sellafield – Transformation Leader
Eriks – Transformation Director & General Manager
Accoustic Sensing Technologies – Managing Director
Halma Palintest – Technical Director
AD Aerospace – Managing Director
GSE TAS – General Manager
Silvertown – Restructuring Project Director
James Walker & Co. – Managing Director
PerkinElmer Q-Arc – Managing Director
BTR Silvertown – Operations Director
Lucas Automotive – Business Manager
Lucas Electronics – Programme Manager
BAe Systems – Design Engineer