Assisting private sector companies internationally with Funding, Strategy planning and Organisational development.
Independent board advisor and former board executive to private sector companies internationally, bringing leadership experience to assist stakeholders develop and grow their business in areas related to funding, organisation development and strategic planning. Highly versed in operating with complexity in unfamiliar environments and to delivering a rapid contribution to the business.
· Business development & developing growth
· Funding growth, financing and investment
· Strategy planning
· Change and transition
· Organisational development & coaching
· Risk appreciation and mitigation
|Current and previous Board-level experience||
YesGrowth Ltd – Advisor, Investment & development (2019 to Present)
An innovative SME lending company. Retained to assist the company develop new business models, attract additional funding to deploy to SME’s and assist with a technology spin off.
PPI Inc – Advisor, Investment & development (2019 to Present)
Agriculture Technology Company. Retained to assist a technical executive with evolution from a research company to a commercial activity, including an equity raise to support investment.
Swiss Air Cruises – Non Exec (2019 to Present)
A start-up tour operator, assisting with investment and organisation development.
Brain Advisory Partners (2013 to current) – Corporate Advisory Services
Advisory services to private sector companies across a wide range of industries, assisting the boards in areas of funding and organisational development aligned to growth.
Associated British Foods (2012 to 2013) – Advisor to AB Mauri board & Interim MD
Retained to lead the development of the vision and mission for the AB Mauri division following the acquisition of group of companies, organisational development across the division and to lead the turnaround of the divisions’ largest facility in Italy.
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.
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.