Assisting private sector companies internationally with Strategy planning and Organisational development.
Board advisor, and former board executive, to private sector companies internationally, I bring over twenty years’ of experience and motivation in leading change and organisation development to support the evolution of the business. I am accustomed to operating with complexity in unfamiliar environments, and to delivering a rapid contribution to the business
|Current and previous Board-level experience||
Elmarco sro (2017 to current), Board Advisor
Retained to assist the business with organisational development and growth strategies, I now also advise to the board with divestment and M&A strategies, including management development to support these.
Board Advisor, European security products multinational (2018 to current)
Advising to the planning for a new division to support a strategic change in direction for the group, including scenarios around acquisitions, recruitment and reorganisation and JV’s
Managing Partner, Brain Advisory Partners (2013 to current) – Corporate Advisory Services
Acting in a board level advisory capacity to companies across a wide range of industry sectors across Europe, leading strategic planning and organisational development. In collaboration with other partners, advising companies in developing growth and financing strategies, and to secure necessary additional funding.
Associated British Foods (2012 to 2013) – Advisor to AB Mauri board & Interim MD
Morgan Crucible Plc (2009 to 2010) – Advisor to group & Interim MD
Retained to develop exit scenarios for a number of business units and assessment to reorganise the senior teams. This developed to planning wider organisational development, turnaround and restructuring for a number of business units in Europe.
A profile of clients supported recent years through an advisory engagement;
BGroup Logistics – Fashion contract services with financing and to establish a group holding
Metris N.V (Nikon Metrology) (2009 to 2010) – Advisor to the divisional board & Interim Country Manager
Retained to develop and progress post-acquisition planning and significant growth in of two business units. Successively to spin out one business and consolidate a second following the global crash in 2009
O.A.S Srl (2006 to current) – Managing Partner
Originally founded to consult to start-up companies to attract seed funding, we developed the trademark for Brain advisory Partners to act as an umbrella for a group of independent advisors providing corporate financing services to SME’s. Through OAS and Brain Advisory, I have acted as a board level advisor to business across Europe with turnovers between $10 and $350m
O.A.M Srl (2002 to 2006) – CEO & Founding Partner
Purchase, turnaround and sale of Cavallin Srl, manufacturer of specialised machinery for the precious metals processing industries,
Eurotherm PLC / Invensys (1998 to 2002) – Divisional development manager
Reporting to the main board supporting strategic operations internationally.
Acquisition and Integration of a $60m Italian competitor, including a turnaround.