Kevin

Name

Kevin

Position

Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor

Location

London / Sussex / Surrey / Kent

Big Business Experience

Standard Chartered Bank

Nordea Bank

RZB

Small Business Experience

Numerous. Acting as NED/Board Advisor/Mentor

Summary

Kevin is both a general and a fintech mentor at the UKs largest Entrepreneur Accelerator as well as being a mentor and guest lecturer at Cass Business School.

Having run his own business and finance consultancy firm for 24 years and having worked with hundreds of businesses during that time he is very well placed to assist businesses across a wide range of different requirements.

Drawing on his wide business experience he is also a well published author, writing about many aspects of scaling and running a business successfully.

Qualifications

  • MSc Global Management –  Zurich Business School / University of Salford
  • Oxford Fintech Programme –  University of Oxford, Saiid Business School
  • Accredited cross-cultural business advisor

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Advisory Board – A proactive member of a number of sector diverse Advisory Boards
  • NED
  • Problem Solver
  • Mentor
  • Strategy – Including strategic planning, adapting, and pivoting
  • Fund Raising – All aspects of planning and executing fund raising
  • Scaling and Business Development
  • Extensive international and cross-cultural experience
  • M&A – Including business sales

Experience

Over 38 years business experience working with businesses small and large; from start-ups to mid-sized corporates to international firms

Founded a business and finance consultancy firm 24 years ago that has a focus on helping companies to develop and scale.  Continues to run this business

Mentor for the UKs largest Entrepreneur Accelerator programme

Fintech Mentor for Europe’s largest Fintech Accelerator Programme

Mentor and Guest Lecturer for Cass Business School, University of City of London

Guest presenter for Prince’s Trust

Experienced credit analyst for international banks

Seconded to UK Government to develop the SME sector

Established businesses on numerous continents and has work experience in 45 countries

International speaker

Problem Solver

Broad experience in all aspects of running and growing a business but with a focus on strategy and fundraising

Advisory Board member and NED for various growing businesses in a range of diverse sectors

Published author of five books, numerous chapters in books, and hundreds of articles, as well as a regular guest speaker for BBC Radio.  Many have covered scaling and running a business successfully