Susan

Name

Susan

Position

Regional Director

Location

Kent & SE London

Big Business Experience

Natwest

The Princes Trust

Small Business Experience

ASH Construction Group

Durty Media

Summary

Susan has over 21 years’ experience in Business Management across various industries. With her passion and proven track record for creating strategic partnerships and supporting SMEs, startups and scale ups she has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor and board member.

Beginning her career in a training & development role to various senior management positions in telecommunications, property & investment and construction, founding her own company in consultancy and taking on advisory roles for many SMEs and startups. She has worked with Natwest and The Princes Trust and is a member of several professional bodies including Institute of Directors and The Chartered Management Institute.

Susan prides her work with business owners by ensuring complete trust and alignment. With her large network of fellow advisors, NEDs, investors and entrepreneurs she strives to collaborate and connect to ensure maximum support for her clients, ultimately saving them time and money.

Susan’s excellent interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and inspire leaders ensures solutions and results.

Qualifications

  • Level 7 Chartered Management Institute in Professional Consultancy.
  • London Business School – The Entrepreneurial Edge Program (Semi Finalist)
  • MSc Psychology
  • Assessors Award
  • Certificate in Management level 5
  • Professional Memberships:
  • IOD – Institute of Directors
  • CMI – Chartered Management Institute

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Marketing & Sales Strategy
  • Customer Centricity
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Profitability Growth
  • Start Ups – Raising Funds and Investment
  • Presentation & Confidence Coaching
  • Pitch Deck Reviews
  • Stress Management

Experience

Consultancy Company – Founder & Director

Consultant and Advisor for Various SMEs, Start Ups and Scale Ups.

Business Planning and Strategy

Marketing & Sales Strategy and Implementation

Managing Lead Generation Campaigns

Cashflow and budget management

Financial management

Coaching and Mentoring

Stress management

Hosting & managing network events & mastermind groups.

Natwest – Enterprise – Expert Judge for their accelerator program Startups Pitch Competition to raise investment.

ASH Construction Group Ltd (Family Business. T/o £8 million)

Head of Marketing

Board Advisor

HR

Accountancy

Change Management

Internal Audit Assurance

Head of Training & Development for 200 staff

The Princes Trust – Education & Enterprise Mentor

Board Advisor – Clearmont Marketing Agency

Board Advisor – Angels & Unicorns, Investor Network, advising early stage and funded startups and connecting them with investors.

Advisor & Mentor – AI Forge, Start Up Accelerator