In the last four years Gerry has been involved with cloud technology and its introduction into SME’s and Accounting practices. He was sales director for a fast-growing cloud integration company selling consulting and cloud ecosystems around the Xero accounting system.
Prior to joining Boardroom Advisors Gerry was the Managing Director of Cognitive Research, the company was focused on three things, – media research into the changing face of accounting practices, a value-added reseller of cloud-based software and a business consultant involved business acquisitions, interim assignments, GDPR and the funding.
He was a partner in a successful City based software and consulting firm for over twelve years and created one of the world’s first Operational Risk solutions combining value at risk modelling techniques with traditional subjective methods. He raised $1m in an earn out deal worth $16m for his operational risk system solution.
Prior to starting her own business, Denise spent over 35 years in Commercial Banking, as a Director responsible for business development, successfully coaching sales teams.
During that time, Denise felt very privileged to work with many exceptional business leaders across all business sectors. Helping entrepreneurs scale-up and grow.
She is passionate about helping really great businesses to grow, working with / in the business in a strategic role. Helping entrepreneurs and the board deal with sometimes overwhelming demands and focus on the important issues.
Denise’s values are honesty, integrity, accountability, humility and humor.
Expertise in maximising productivity and profitability focus on start-up, scale up and SME’s. Provides expert practical market analysis services, working with Start-ups and SME’s clients from concept to market, develop and maximise their sustainable market share and define financially feasible projects, scale and growth.
Over the last few years he has established incubation and co-working facilities in Bangalore, Boston and Lisbon. Through these initiatives he has mentored, coached and advised more than 300 companies.
Stewart feels very privileged to have worked with many exceptional business leaders across start-ups, scale ups, social enterprises, Non Profits and cooperatives. Through this he has developed many new skills and experience and found a huge range of techniques and practices that cross over effectively between all of them.
Howard is an experienced (25 years +) SME business director and entrepreneur, having been involved in both evolved B2B and B2C environments, at executive board and C Suite level and at Start-Ups as a founder and investor.
Howards early career was within financial services, taking one business from startup to a £1,000,000 pre tax profit within three years and successfully developing another with a number of high street brands turning to the business for B2B marketing, telemarketing, sales and customer fulfilment services
Antonio has over 25 years of experience in sales. He uses his enthusiasm, forward-thinking and passion for self-direction to unlock individual’s potential and drive greater value for the organisations that he works with.
Antonio has a proven record of accomplishment in business development, sales, including managing and delivering key business defining projects. With sound business knowledge and acumen, he is focused on driving profit and efficiency, delivering outcomes that add value and stability to his clients’ businesses.
Anthony has run several companies over the last 25 years specialising in Catering, residential Property, Publishing, Sports management, betting, forex and launched new-patented products.
Anthony is also a board level Managing Director highly driven with over 30 years corporate and entrepreneurial experience. Best known for setting up Grosvenor International Property Services in South Africa, Anthony is a strategic and personable relationship manager with cross – sector entrepreneurial skills. A high energy and passionate professional managing multiple tasks with a consistently strong work ethic and never say die attitude.
Adrian has a passion for providing straight-forward and relevant strategic advisory services; de-mystifying, untangling and simplifying business and technology choices, and matching the best solution to the need; not just for immediate functionality and efficiency, but for solid foundational growth and sustainable long-term business benefit.
He is focused on client success; creating, building, and nurturing trusted partnerships and professional friendships, while leveraging expert knowledge and solutions from strategic business, industry and technology communities, to deliver the best business outcomes.
Commercially aware and financially astute to lead operations, from strategy development and business analysis to risk assessments, project planning, and continuous improvement. Influential and motivational in the management of multi-cultural, multi-national teams, setting targets and KPIs to empower performance, while facilitating coaching and mentoring. Dedicated to enhancing productivity and driving operational excellence by re-engineering processes, implementing policies, and creating organizational workflows. Influential at senior management level to input into decision making, strategic business direction, change management, and digital transformation on a global scale. Effective at building partnerships and generating new business opportunities through interpersonal communications, exceptional service delivery, and product innovation.
Jo has had 25+ years’ experience working with Fortune 1000 companies in the global technology & IT sector in both a Senior Leadership and board member capacity. She now focuses on enabling SMEs and Scale-Up companies in the North West to regain momentum by analysing their current situation, developing strategic business plans and insuring flawless execution of those plans and priorities. She has a collaborative approach, engaging with business stakeholders at C-Level/Board and 3rd Parties, delivering fit for purpose solutions to her clients.
Darrel has extensive commercial, financial, operational, and technical experience in manufacturing, engineering, healthcare, and construction with a sustained record of success. He is an energetic, collaborative leader who is a firm believer of organising business resources and processes ensuring all are working towards a common goal.
Jonathan delivers advice and guidance to inspire senior executives to set the direction for change for improved performance and accountability within Corporate Governance guidelines.
Having held numerous director roles in private and public organisations, including NASDAQ listed companies; Jonathan transitioned his blue-chip corporate career into a consulting and interim management career, leading commercial change and transformation in multiple national and international markets, enabling good organisations to become great.
A “go to” commercial, sales and marketing specialist, leader and advisor; Jonathan has an impressive track record of working with ambitious Board Directors and investor driven organisations seeking commercial change and transformation and profitable business growth in B2B and B2C.
Tjalke is an experienced (35 years +) Corporate and SME business director, having been involved in B2B and B2C sectors, at executive board and at Early-Stage funding level.
Tjalke’ s early career was in Hospitality, Retail, Travel, and the contracting industry, taking one business from start-up to a £40M turnover in four years and successfully integrated a combined £100M post acquisition division in Retail Catering.
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