Adrian

Name
Adrian

Position

Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor

Location

Worcestershire, Hereford & West Midlands

Big Business Experience

Galileo

Small Business Experience

Romtec and Regent Associates

Summary

Seasoned advisor and mentor, with experience in a range of SMEs – including b2b services, technology, medical devices, dental, univesities and tourism/travel.

Background in business research, building networks to support projects (leads/potential cofunders/ cofounders/distributors/agents/ partners)

Running marketing campaigns to help scale up, and working with the founder to develop systems to enable further growth.

Project management and innovation management experience, working with founders to identify new opportunities.

Published author – of a book entitled “7 ways to double the value of your business which is used in visiting lecturing, training/workshops and mentoring to prepare companies for a sale.

Qualifications

  • BA Hons In Business Studies -Bournemouth University
  • MBA (European) Canterbury Business School and ESC Reims, France
  • Licensed practitioner of motivation maps
  • Fluent French

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Business advisory
  • Mentoring
  • Management training
  • Business research
  • Analysis and planning of business activities
  • Business development
  • Partnership
  • Corporate finance assignments

Experience

Mentor on the Worcester university and the Rockstar group.

Experience in training, and teaching on a variety of business subjects,

Developed a range of training courses for managers and entrepreneurs

Worked on projects with clients in Portugal, China, France, the United States and Middle East.

Worked on a variety of fund-raising, disposal, trade sale, and acquisitions.

Fund raising for an IT company

Advisor on the international merger of a UK technology company

Advisory role to one of the shareholders of a European services company on an acquisition proposal

Advisor to a startup software company looking to market their product to the corporate market.

Research consulting to help a business services company develop its proof of concept, business plan and marketing strategy

Advisor to a Saudi based businessman on pan Middle East projects in real estate, hotels, hospitality, media, and fmcg.

Experience in  IT,Telecoms, Media, FMCG, Business services, Real estate, Hospitality, Consumer Services, Food and Drink, Travel. Nutritional services, Franchises.

Some experience in medical and dental

Recent experience in the rural sector thanks to visiting lecturing with the Royal Agricultural University