Finance Director - International manufacturing & business services, experienced in VC backed, plc and private owned. Worked with owners, developed growth strategy increased turnover from £40m to £120m. Completed exits. Acquisitions & Integrations ( 8 European countries). Funding plans, raised £15m bank facilities. Start up and technology consultancy. Business rescue plans, negotiations with creditors, preparing businesses for sale, successfully taking businesses through a disposal. Cost reductions. Roles including; Low & Bonar Plc £200m - Royal Mint £130m, government owned - Bifold, £22m valve & pump manufacture - VC owned ESR Techonlogy, £10m safety & risk consultancy - VC owned Nova Capital Management - closure of Abu Dhabi operations. Hyder Consulting plc - £80m division Whitecroft Lighting, £50m part of Fagerhult Group, Swedish listed Shop Vac (Goblin), £120m private owned FMCG manufacture (10 European subisidiaries). Currently at Tute Education, as interim Chief Operation Officer, working for VC to manage change.
Interim Finance & Operations Director2015 - Current