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Non Exec Director, turnaround professional and M&A specialist, having spent 25 years as an accountant in owner run SMEs, I have comprehensive knowledge of the finances of business. I have built growth and improvement strategies to double turnover. I can help turn a business around by identifying the issues, providing the financial modelling, raising finance and making the necessary changes. Then I will liase with all stakeholders.
With many years of M&A experience I can help get a business prepared for sale and in the best possible shape to maximise the after tax value for the owner. On the buying side I conduct financial due diligence and market research, raise the funding, prepare the financial modelling, carry out a full health check on the clients business to ensure it is ready for the acquisition and act as a conduit between the buyers, sellers and their legal teams.
FD of £25m turnover SME. Non Exec Director. Turnaround of under-performing companies through the identification of the key operating centres which are failing. Cost reduction plans and cashflow improvement and control by constant monitoring of debtor and stock. Raising of equity and debt funding to grow, turnaround or acquire a business.
Many years involved in buying and selling businesses working for both the buy and sell sides on different projects in the SME market. Delivering profit and cash improvements if the client is buying and getting the best selling price for the client on the sell side.
HND in Business and Finance.
I have considerable knowledge of how SME’s operate and what aspects can make them become uncompetitive and ultimately fail. I can then guide them through a recovery plan with achievable targets and goals.I am a results orientated person with the ability to look at a whole company and identify failures throughout an organisation. Coming from a finance background I can think logically about a problem and can devise a structured response.In my spare time I participate in amateur theatre & follow Ipswich Town Football Club.I cover Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.