Damian has been running his own companies for the last 21 years in a variety of sectors, from the marine industry, shipping (import and export & shipping supplies), leisure, catering, IT, recycling, environmental consultancy and producer compliance.
Best known for his work in the recycling and producer compliance world, Damian authored and ran one of the UK’s original WEEE compliance schemes and later worked for one of the UK’s largest multi-regime schemes, whilst running his consultancy.
Damian also helped spearhead the implementation of the UK’s first battery recycling plant based in Scotland. He is a leading voice in battery recycling and compliance.
A non-exec director for several companies ranging from international imports and exports through to childcare and IT, Damian has a deep knowledge base and an extensive list of contacts across many industries.
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.
Glenn relates to both the small start-up businesses with sights on the huge goals as well as the global stock market listed companies under pressure to deliver under a looking glass.
As a Fellow with the Institute of Directors Glenn is keen to assist those looking for good corporate governance and a cohesive and inclusive approach to all stakeholders. As culture is what makes it all happen so alignment with the mission and vision to define a strategic direction is foundational for business growth, particularly so with Glenn’s experience of rapid scaling up.
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.
Charles is a business leader, consultant and interim manager, with extensive board-level experience gained over a successful twenty-five-year career in the Global IT Industries and in working with innovative SMEs and Start-up companies.
He works with businesses to apply lateral thinking and open new paths to growth through transformation, turnaround, scale-up strategies and the application of new technologies to improve performance and growth.
He is renowned for being highly strategic, formulating innovative routes to success including changing the way an organisation addresses the market to achieve desired outcomes.
Charles is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute CMgr FCMI
Mark’s experiences of dealing with all aspects of SME regenerations and Scale-Ups have fortified his reputation as a trusted advisor who actively spearheads systematic change.
On qualifying as a Chartered Accountant Mark started and went on to sell 2 businesses before becoming MD and FD for several businesses including Mamas & Papas
He is a proven transformation leader, advising on, and steering, strategies in the right direction for growth and development of SME’s. His honest and direct approach ensures focus on the challenges facing individuals, teams, Boards, and companies, and creates positive cultures which maximises efficiency and revenue streams.
Driven, energetic & resilient, with 14+ years of broad global senior management experience from various countries, roles, companies & industries (eCommerce, eGaming, FinTech & Loyalty), and a track record of success.
Director, co-owner & co-founder of a growing global consultancy business, making an impact as a board member, advisor, consultant, mentor & speaker.
Well connected with a strong global network of senior managers, top employees & consultants, and leading suppliers & agencies.
Ability to define & develop strategy but also dive into the details when needed, implementing practical Agile methodologies, in large companies, scaleups, SMEs, and hands-on startup environments.
Tacis works with universities and industry to scale SME’s and has led various government funded innovation demonstrators. Building strong relationships and engaging in co-creation with clients from Government, technology mainly SME’s and industry disruptors. Delivered to date more than £258 million in Innovation projects.
He has enjoyed mentoring SME’s at the Springboard Start Up and Scale up accelerator in Cambridge and has participated in shaping the plans for many start-ups from their strategy, go to market, emerging market entry and new product development. Participated in hackathons at Greenwich Peninsula, L39 and Singapore fest.
Roddy has a unique combination of corporate law background, financial expertise gained from Cranfield MBA and knowledge of growing teams and businesses from inside and out.
Comfortable operating in a regulated environment; over the years he can demonstrate a proven ability to identify and win new business in a range of sectors. Unusually, he is able to marry the forensic skills required to weave regulation and compliance into good business processes with the ability to engage internal and external audiences in writing, across the table and in bigger scale presentations.
Charlie is an experienced board director & franchise consultant with a track record of growing B2B and B2C businesses in various sectors including automotive; e-commerce; retail and the service sector. He has developed & implemented franchise strategies for corporate & SME clients in the UK and internationally.
Passionate about supporting & mentoring SME businesses in their strategic development and growth, Charlie has experience both as an owner / operator of SME businesses and also working in SME scale-ups with direct accountability for strategic development, sales & profit performance.
With over 2 decades of establishing strong commercial partnerships both nationally and globally, Tamas is an accomplished Entrepreneur and Business Growth Strategist valued for his ability to help ambitious and progressive SMEs to orchestrate explosive growth, maximize profit and consolidate organisational identity.
He is highly adept at leading teams, driving organisational change, and improving operational efficiencies.
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.
Leigh is a highly motivated business leader with multi-sector experience spanning over 30 years. He has owned, managed, and grown businesses over 20 years for both him and others, including a multi-sector regional business to business company that delivered services and products to over 20,000 companies across 16 different business units.
He has worked for Blue chip companies such as Canon UK, helping build and run their Partner channel network. Worked with over 50 partners helping them grow their businesses, in some cases taking a client from £200k to £11m in 9 years.
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.
Chris has helped over 150 small and medium business accelerate, grow or otherwise develop. As a hands on and engaged consultant Chris has helped many business owners change the game through digital transformation, a market pivot or restructuring.
Chris has enabled equivalent or bigger dividends for many business owners at the same time as reducing their own input. In many cases this has meant swapping coal face input for lighter touch management by bringing in the right people and skills to deliver for the founder shareholders.
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.
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