Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor
London, East of England
Big Business Experience
Small Business Experience
An experienced strategic leader who is passionate about ensuring organisations achieve their maximum potential. Able to bring a unique set of skills and experiences to help implement change in start-ups, growth programmes or when troubleshooting businesses.
Likeable, innovative, having a first-class track record of achievement in senior roles within the business to business and charitable sectors.
Expert at creating marketing and communication strategies to deliver business development growth. Outstanding relationship management skills with an established network in many sectors.
Excellent breadth of experience with SMEs, social enterprises, and non-profit organisations. Bringing strong financial acumen to deliver profitability.
- Graduate – Goldman Sachs 10KSB growth programme
- MBA – Cranfield University
- BSc (Hons) Chemistry – Exeter University
Key Areas of Expertise
- Strategic Consultancy and Non-Executive Consultancy
- Partnerships & Relationship Management
- Change Management
- Coaching and Senior Management Development
- Team Building & Management
- Marketing Strategy and Business Development
- Operational Management and Process Improvement
- Social Investment and Social Enterprise development
- Fundraising strategy and Bid writing
- Problem Solving, Coaching and Mentoring
- Programme and Project Management
- Continuing Professional Develop
Experience as CEO, Consultant and Advisor to SMEs, charities, and non-profit organisations.
Very experienced in working with a broad sector of business-to-business sectors including chemicals, high technology, consultancy, across the educational sector, local government, labelling and printing industries.
Currently providing marketing and communications support while acting in an advisory role for a play equipment design and manufacturer to support the development of their growth plan from £1M to £5M into new market sectors including education and construction.
Working with several charities to help them develop their mixed funding and income strategies post-COVID, by advising them on the development of new markets for their services and identifying potential new markets.
Founder and CEO of social enterprise delivering sport for good services for local authorities, Sport England, county wide active partnerships across the East England.
Coached and supported over 50 organisations in London and the East of England to develop their growth and delivery plans.
Successful investment proposal for expansion of StreetGames training academy. Advising board of directors on branding, marketing and business development and working with external consultants to develop social investment proposal. Developed recruitment process and mentored UK Business development manager to achieve growth from £200K to £450 within 18 months
Started up new Industrial division in Athens, working across Eastern Mediterranean, grew business to £4.5M and set up joint venture with Israeli partner.
Mentoring and Coaching regional director for StreetGames in London to develop strategic London and South East plan in Sport for Good sector, increase income and a develop marketing and communications plan to influence local and regional politicians and senior local authority officers.
Coached and mentored Managing Directors of new companies when joining ALTRAN (now part of Cap Gemini) to improve business development methods and increase growth
Building strong relationships for growth with stakeholders and partners e.g. successfully cultivating relationships with the Greater London Authority and London Legacy Development Corporation
Recruited by Manging Director to deliver a change management and rebranding programme with niche specialised coated films sector, within £5M films division turning around loss making into £500K profitability in 18 months. Led the rebranding to create new single identity from three separate divisions. Implemented structural changes and performance targets.