Specialism: Coaching, training & consultancy all with the brain in mind: the neuroscience of leadership.
Track Record: BBC, NHS, PeopleUntapped, Talent4performance, Speakers Trust, VDS-Training, Pobl Group
Offer: I work with business leaders and teams to unlock their thinking and communication to surpass their needs: to enable them to thrive through challenge. I do this by using a fusion of contemporary applied neuroscience, psychometric and executive coaching approaches - combined with my experience of working with diverse groups on their cognitive performance that includes Paralympians and Olympians.
Iain says: "Unlocking your mind to your greatness."
Specialism: Fractional Operations Director for scale-up tech business
Track Record: F-14 pilot in the US Navy for 10 years, 13 years in corporate roles (Strategy/Innovation, Finance, Marketing, Operations), 8 start-ups (all roles)
Offer: I tend to work with company founders to drive the best business and investment decisions to scale the business to the next level. I love businesses that have a proven idea and need to figure out how to scale. Also, can roll up my sleeves to get things done if that is what is needed.
Rob says: "I bring a combination of knowing how to do things in big firms with real life experience making things happen at small firms."
Specialism: Valuations, cross-border advisory, due diligence, acting as expert witness
Track Record: Smith and Williamson, PwC, Deutsche Bank, EY
Offer: Valuation and what drives it is at the core of all that I do. I value companies going through periods of change for reasons as diverse as the issue of shares and share options, divorce and litigation. Company valuations in connection with M&A activity and the associated Due Diligence surrounding the levers of value assist vendors and purchasers to understand the pricing drivers. I act as expert witness and shadow expert
James says: "My starting point is to get under the skin of the company"
Specialism: CIMA member in practice(Chartered Global Management Accountant in practice), Finance Function and Strategic Development consultancy covering M&A, Transformation, PMO and outsourced and in-house finance operations
Track Record: Viridor, SIG Plc, Sk Sales Ltd, Canaf Investments, OCS, BTP, TfL, Network Rail
Offer: Strategic Finance Director services partnering with the CEO and Senior Executive team delivering and tracking change programmes including M&A, business turnaround and transformation, finance function management, and PMO activities
Becky says: "Success for me is being considered a valued member of the leadership team, supporting with the strategic decision making and being approached to provide advice and assistance as and when required"
Specialism: Medtech, healthcare, d-health, business growth, R&D grant funding, B2B sales, CEO/Board advice and sounding board, market access, unparalleled senior network, company funding, business development
Track Record: NHS, SBRI Healthcare, Wessex AHSN, Serco Consulting, Equiteq, many leading specialist tech SMEs and consultancies
Offer: Strategic growth planning and execution, CxO coaching, challenge and mentoring, sales planning and execution, value propositions and the Go-to-Market, raising investment funding
Steve says: ""If you're looking to grow your (B2B) SME rapidly and profitably, we should probably have a chat.""
Specialism: Non-exec director, board advisor, elected councillor; effective & adaptable leader across charity, commercial and public sector with experience of successful engagement in multinational & diverse areas, governance & critical oversight.
Track Record: Raleigh International; Anglo-Chilean Society; Cummings Law Ltd; London Borough of Wandsworth; Western Riverside Waste Authority; Formula E; Putney, Wandsworth & Clapham Junction Business Improvement Districts; South Thames College Group.
Offer: I've worked in complex multi-stakeholder environments, often volatile and uncertain, and have a track record of resolving problems & adding value. Broad cultural experience, and issues across wide economic range from homelessness and rough sleeping, to housing policy, local government & community safety. Committed to effective governance, and responding to and respecting regulation, formal and non-formal. Experienced at handling challenging situations, often under public & media scrutiny.
Jonathan says: ""I bring experience across the non-profit, commercial, and public sector worlds to bear on problems and their resolution - I thrive on that variety and new challenge""
Specialism: Strategic Advisor, CFO/FD & NED to SME looking to expand margins, improve profitability, increase sales and to create value
Track Record: FD Motorola Middle East, Africa & Northern Europe, FD Space & Satellite Division, CFO Cullinan Studio, CFO & Strategic Advisor West Country Tech, CFO & Strategic Advisor Dr Logic
Offer: I help business and leadership team to scale, improve margins & profitability, expand into new markets and create value to enable successful exits. I partner with Business Leaders seeking to grow through innovative strategies, partnerships & collaboration. Helping business to achieve their mission & vision and enabling SME owners to do more of what they want to whilst scaling great businesses.
Rob says: "Partnering with to you scale your business, create value through expanded margins & profits, to enable business success"
Specialism: Assessment, Evaluation, Geographic Analysis, Industry Research, Project Quality Control
Track Record: World Bank, European Commission, UN Development Programme, UK DfT, UK DFID, National Transport Authority of Ireland, University of Westminster, University of Greenwich, Australian Aid, UITP, FirstGroup, Royal Geographical Society, Arup, Mott MacDonald
Offer: Advising worldwide on Sustainable Mobility and Transport, and associated Industry Trends and Market Opportunities; Writing; Lecturing / Teaching; Research-Project Management
John says: "My expert knowledge of markets, trends, issues, industry structures and geographical networks & processes, combined with a creative approach that is both detailed yet also focussed on the key issues, means that I'm a valued team asset in ensuring the success of diverse transport and mobility projects worldwide"
Track Record: Instep UK, Cambridge Spark, The JGA Group, LDN Apprenticeships, Just IT Training
Offer: If you want to supply services to the public sector or large corporates, many times, you'll need to submit a proposal or respond to a tender. Our work makes sure your submission is the best it can be - clearly and compellingly communicating your message and value to potential clients. Our consultancy helps position your organisation to take advantage of new funding opportunities and markets.
Andrew says: "It's not enough to simply be good at something: you must be able to communicate your value clearly and compellingly in a structured way to win public sector and corporate contracts."
Track Record: CJ Learning, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, RBS, BP, Arthur Andersen, Cognizant
Offer: We provide product and technology managers and executives, at a fraction of the cost of a full time person. Our mission is to help you remove barriers to growth, and help CEO's scale their business when you need it most. TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR + PRODUCT DIRECTOR = RADICAL SCALING!
Torben says: "Breaking through your business growth traps with part-time Product and Technology Leadership"
Offer: 1-2-1 BAU advisory to CIOs and/or their direct reports, which will include: • Facilitating the strategic debate • Aligning teams to common goals • Evaluating creative ideas through a strategic lens • Shaping actionable strategic plans • Facilitating the process of creativity and innovation • Delivering outcomes through collaboration
Robin says: "Whether you’re a start-up, small business or a large enterprise, it is important to have an end-to-end strategy, aligning Business and IT. Delivering that strategy is a balance of capabilities and maturity across the People, Process and Technology dimensions to achieve the intended outcomes. This takes consistent tuning: it is hard enough to play all the right notes, let alone play them in the right order. I will help you conduct and orchestrate."
Specialism: Specialise in charities, foundations and social enterprises: Social impact, Strategic planning, Research & Evaluation, Outcomes frameworks, Managing & analysing data inc' CRM systems.
Track Record: Lloyds Bank Foundation, Greggs Foundation, Age UK, MIND, YMCA, Rape Crisis, Safe Families for Children and many more
Offer: Helping organisations to maximise their social impact, to 'do good better'. Mainly focussed on charity sector clients. Support also given to commercial sector clients with their CSR/Responsible Business efforts. Undertake strategic reviews and support leaders to become impact focussed, putting in place monitoring and evaluation frameworks that ensure reliability of impact reporting.
Matt says: ""Matt has an art for being able to unscramble an overload of information and turn it into a framework" Tracy Lynch, Director, Greggs Foundation"
Specialism: Business Administration, Project Management, Coaching, Quality Assurance and Improvement
Track Record: De Montfort University, Destiny Coaching Ministries, CJ Learning Technologies, FuturePerfect Company
Offer: Build, develop and implement administrative processes to take away the administrative burden from business owners. Taking oversight for the administrative function, I help organisations to operate in a streamlined and efficient manner, providing excellent customer experience and peace of mind for the business owners. Ability to find flexible solutions to issues and use processes to prevent issues developing.
Rachel says: "I bring hope and freedom to the way your business operates"
Specialism: Sales and Business Development for the aviation and aerospace sectors.
Track Record: Group Business Development Manager at Qualitair Aviation Group; Head of Business Development at Linea Resourcing; Resource Group; Midlands Aerospace Alliance
Offer: Professional Business Development for Aviation and Aerospace including Sales Strategy Development; Outsourcing Sales Operations; Trade Show support; Representation for Companies outside the UK; Market sector assessments; Feasibility Studies / Business Plan Development; Project Management; Training Centre projects.
Adrian says: "Aero BD will work with you to provide professional business development for Aviation and Aerospace"
Specialism: Leader, Team & Business Transformation
Track Record: Global COO Credit Suisse, COO ABN Amro Asset Management, WSI Digital Marketing Consultant, Resonate since 2008
Offer: The Business GameChanger - I help leaders & teams to see, think and do more effectively - unlocking their true potential in life - building companies that have momentum, impact and the rewards that go with it.
Chris says: "While most people settle for more of the same, the smart people build momentum from the inside out."
Specialism: Providing Strategic Operational cross sector support to manufacturing and service companies
Track Record: Trading for 20 years as DJ McCracken providing interim support to organisations in aviation, medical, defence, marine, packaging and construction
Offer: I partner with CEO's and MD's providing support to the operations function. I work closely with the operations and associated teams providing support and direction through change and growth challenges
Specialism: Marketing advisor, mentor and trainer, helping build your marketing capability
Track Record: I work with mostly technical and consultancy companies serving niche markets. As a business partner in a marketing agency, I helped IBM and Microsoft value added resellers develop effective marketing programmes.
Offer: Through a series of workshops and guided programmes, coupled with ongoing mentoring and advice, I help business owners develop the marketing capability to step-up to their next level of growth.
Peter says: "If you are uncertain about how you can scale up and maintain marketing momentum, I can help you plan and priortise your marketing investment."
Offer: Organisations have very different product management, marketing and commercial needs depending upon the maturity of their industry, growth targets and their development lifecycle. Clockspeed will work with you to define strategies, commercial programmes and to optimise processes and structures.
Jennifer says: "Knowing your life cycle will put you ahead of the pack. ClockSpeed will work with you to help you define and execute the right strategy for your particular lifecycle stage."
Specialism: Mechanical Engineering, 3D Solid Modeling, Finite Element Analysis, Engineering Drawings, Rapid Prototyping, New Product Design and Development
Track Record: SolidWorks Certified Support Technician with Automated Design Systems, Project Manager with Ucanu Manufacturing, Senior Engineer at Control Technology Inc., Lead Engineer for PyraFARM, President and Chief Engineer with Big Time Engineering Corp.
Offer: I take products ideas from conception through prototyping and on through to production. As well as assisting clients with grant applications, domestic and international product certifications, and developing company processes, such as work instructions through to quality programs. I also use expansive engineering knowledge to improve upon clients' vision and develop innovative products.
Specialism: Award winning Speaker. Coach. Consultant. Working with leaders and their teams to release their hidden potential, increase productivity, reduce turnover, ignite innovation and achieve far more with much less.
Track Record: CIPD, Tesco's, Saatchi & Saatchi, L&Q Housing Association, Westminster Council, London Metropolitan University, The Foundation, Haringey Council, Design for London
Offer: My speeches, coaching, training and consultancy work centre around harnessing the power of people to achieve far more with much less; offering practical tips on how individuals and organisations can make a big difference through small actions. We already have what we need we just need to release it.
Clare says: "I believe people are capable of far more with very much less given the right conditions - I help leaders create those conditions to transform business and communities. My experience in grassroots innovation has given me a unique perspective on how to achieve this. " Clare has the ability to bring people together to develop a shared vision, and get real practical changes to transform not only a commercial operation, but any community" Bernard Marshall Change Advisor, Commonwealth Secretariat. "
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