|Ask an Expert|
Contact an Expert
Our Experts are on hand to guide you through whatever challenge you face. Use this area to search for an Expert who can answer your query, or just browse the network to read biographies and approved Insights from the Experts.
All of the Experts in this network have been qualified by Knowledge Peers as specialists in their sector, and their Insights approved by our team.
Experienced senior interim HR professional with excellent organisational and communication skills. Extensive experience in project management, strategy development, employee engagement, organisational and culture change management, diversity, employee relations, policy & procedure development, performance management systems, HR MI and staff management. Established provider of interim s... Read more
Alan has over 30 years of business experience taking various roles with United Biscuits. Since retiring in 2002 Alan has taken several directorships and chairman positions. Currently Alan holds positions with Park Royal Partnership, West London Business, Ealing Education Business Partnership and FareShare 1st.
Alex demonstrated his entrepreneurial bent by selling his first company when he was 24. After a period of time in the FMCG industry he joined Legion, the UK's leading IVR company. As CEO he helped develop the company into Europe's market... Read more
Amanda is joint Chair of Corporate Citizenship. She founded the SMART Company in 2001 after a successful in-house career spanning the voluntary and private sectors. In the 1990s she spent 10 years developing and managing an award winning CSR programme for UK Banking Group NatWest. Whilst at NatWest Amanda was an advisor to the UK government on business and social exclusion issues and the d... Read more
Andrew is a joint founder of AHV Associates. During his career at Salomon Brothers Andrew was rated as the number one telecommunications analyst globally in all the major corporate and institutional investor surveys. He was responsible for many successful capital raising exercises for numerous large and small telecoms companies. In 1998, Andrew founded th... Read more
Andrew provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax, business planning and wealth management services. He has been involved in major tax structuring, investment appraisals, Trust work, large property developments and commercial property transactions in various sectors in UK and internationally. He also has Extensive experience in the international large scale joint ventures, dea... Read more
Anthony specialises in a range of mainstream corporate work including public and private company financing, Full List and AIM IPO's, schemes of arrangement, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. Whilst working for clients in a wide range of sectors, he has particular experience of undertaking equity capital market transactions and corporate transactions for clients in the media and ... Read more
Antony qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1980 and after a year in the Middle East, he started work in corporate recovery, in 1981, initially specialising in construction and property cases. In 1990 he ... Read more
Ben Sheils is an ACCA qualified accountant who has been working with start-ups and growing businesses for more than 11 years. He has a wealth of experience in advising a broad range of clients, from technology and creative entrepreneurs to professional practices and international groups.
Bill is a former partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He retired from the partnership in June 2004, and is now a consultant in financial accounting and corporate governance matters. He is also a non-executive director of several organisations such as AbilityNet and Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Inflexion-Point help the executive leadership of promising technology companies to systematically remove the constraints, eliminate the waste and increase the ROI from their sales and marketing activities - by enabling them to identify with their most promising prospects and to understand what really matters to them and how and why they choose to buy.
Bola Rotibi has 18 years of industry experience spanning engineering, software development and IT analysis. She is a high-profile and highly experienced analyst focused on software development technologies, processes and market trends. In 2008 and 2009 Bola Rotibi was voted one of the top three analysts covering the software development and delivery mar... Read more
Carol Borghesi has spent almost 3 decades in the telecom industry in 3 countries: Canada, India and Britain. From her days with TELUS in Canada to her most recent assignment with Airtel in India and 10 years with British Telecom in between, Carol has developed a strong track record in customer management through the turbulent and tough environments of deregulation, competitive intensity an... Read more
Caroline has over 20 years of PR and marketing experience, both agency and in-house. Having worked in marketing and PR roles at Colgate Palmolive and United Biscuits, I set up Cirkle in 1998 and have since built it into a... Read more
A highly-regarded Facilitator, Mediator and Executive Coach, Caroline works both independently and as a Consultant/Mediator for CEDR, the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution. Caroline works with organisations on a variety of independent interventions, including facilitations, independent assessments, investigations, personal development, employee engagement and executive coaching. She mediates general business, employment, property and pension cases in all sectors. Caroline has extensivel... Read more
Catherine is an experienced communications consultant primarily working with charities and new organisations. She is adept at using compelling human stories to increase the impact of communications and fundraising campaig... Read more
Chris Bryan has more than 25 years industry experience and has been a consultant for the past 10 years. He has a broad vertical experience and has worked in Finance, Education, Manufacturing, Transport, Local and Central Government. He also has extensive international experience and has undertaken assignments across Europe, Africa, USA, India and the Middle East. Chris supports client orga... Read more
Lewis brings over 25 years of experience to the role. Most recently he was senior vice president at Ovum, where he was responsible for Ovum's global telecoms practice. Prior to that, he served 10 years with the Yankee Group and five years with Logica. He started his career with IDC in the early '80s, initiating IDC's first international telecoms and networking research. Read more
Experienced CIO, change director, and aspiring entrepreneur, with a passion for innovation, business transformation, and value generation. Successful track record in major change delivery, cost reduction, outsourcing, ins... Read more
Clive is currently Chairman of CSB Logisitics a position he took after being managing director for 20 years. He has extensive experience in construction, transportation and logistics. Clive also holds positions with London Excellence and London's Local Chamber of Commerce promoting business development in London.
Craig is the co-owner of Ecopare, an Energy Resource Management business. Ecopare's core offering is to provide solutions to manufacturing companies to help them understand the energy consumption levels on their shop-floor. Read more
Craig Dearden-Phillips is the founding Chief Executive of social business Speaking Up and author of 'Your Chance to Change the World - the No Fibbing Guide to Social Entrepreneurship'. Speaking Up now supports 3000 people each year in the UK, has a turnover of over £3 millio... Read more
Dalbir is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants. His specialism lies within control aspects of company operations at a financial level. Dalbir has a wide experience of working with medium to large sized firms to implement Netsuite ERP Systems. He also works with smaller firms implementing Adaptive Planning Budgeting software and Arithmo, a web based accountants suite. Dalbir is also experienced at training staff at the use of these systems.
<... Read more
David is a partner of HW Fisher & Company, with a broad portfolio of clients. He acts for many property businesses and property investors, including those based overseas, particularly in South Africa where he is a regular visitor. He also advises a number of architects.
David has a thorough understanding of the timing faced by distressed and underperforming businesses, ability to guide stakeholders through all the stages of the turnaround process. Full appreciation of the value of management and process change management to achieving the Turnaround Plan.
David founded Profile Consultancy in 1987, which has since evolved to become the UK's leading provider of commercial service charge management and consultancy services. His depth of knowledge and experience in this field is widely respected. He has been called as Expert Witn... Read more
David helps ambitious businesses with their financial management. Typically he works with businesses that have a bookkeeper or internal accountant whose main focus is processing the numbers but the owner wants help with interpreting the information they receive and in getting the right information to drive real improvements in the business. Read more
David has worked as a tax specialist for 25 years, mainly in the oil and gas experience both within the industry and as a consultant. David also has considerable international experience including Russia, Kazakhstan and the Asia Pacific Region.
David has 30 years of business experience in which he has held senior management positions in large and small organisations. He has been involved in public sector, commercial and financial markets and has held sales, marketing and general management positions in companies such as the UK based DRG group and the US Unisys corporation. Whilst at Unisys he held the positions of S... Read more
David Walter is a former long-serving correspondent for the BBC and ITN. His current organisation, First Take prepares clients to face the media, to help them get their message across as effectively as possible and to defend themselves against any criticism. David also offers crisis workshops, presentation training, webcasting and speech writing.
David is a partner in and Head of the Human Capital practice in Hammonds' London office. His particular expertise covers a wide variety of employment-related issues, including, in particular, recruitment issues, drafting contracts of employment at all levels, disciplinary and grievance procedures, redundancies at individual and collective levels, and the defence of employee discrimination claims and other litigation. Non-contentious experience includes all employment aspects of corporate tran... Read more
David is the Managing Director of Axia Fx as well as being the founder member. He has 36 Years of Financial Markets experience mainly in the Foreign Exchange arena. He is renowned as a leading expert in his field and is regularly asked to speak and write on the subject.
Dennis Keeling has been a software analyst for over 25 years. He has written many books and publications. He once claimed the world record for sitting through more boring demonstrations of business software than anyone else - a record that has never been disputed or beaten. ... Read more
Dolf is a director at Regent Partners (International) Limited providing services including: company sales and divestments, acquisitions, capital financing, advisory services and valuations. Regent is exclusively focused on IT, Telecommunications, Electronics, and Digital Media industries.
Duncan is Managing Director at Influencer50, the pioneering influencer marketing firm. He is the author of Influencer Marketing: Who Really Influences Your Customers?. Read more
Edward qualified in 1986 as a solicitor and is a partner and Head of the Development Group at Field Fisher Waterhouse. He has particular expertise in development, investment and corporate occupier work. He has previously advised the British Retail Consortium on various legal issues and has written articles for various leading property journals on a variety of topics; he is a contributing e... Read more
Elsa Caleb (Hon) FIoEE is the founder and Managing Director of ECJ Associates, a Centre of Excellence for small businesses, offering several qualifications to individuals within businesses. She has over 20 years of experience in business consultancy spanning numerous business sectors.
Eric is Director of the IT for Business Knowledge Centre. He has 20 years experience in IT, including 14 years at Ovum, where for the last five years he was Government Practice Director. Previous to that role he was Research Director for Information and Knowledge Management at Ovum.
Fash is one of the founding directors of Knowledge Peers and is a director of F2D Ltd. Prior to that he was an executive director of Ovum plc. He has held a wide range of responsibilities including: development of new services, acquisitions, management of Ovum's research bus... Read more
Frances is currently a senior lecturer in management at London Southbank University.
Francis runs his own consulting business, utilising his wide financial experience to help organisations run effectively and efficiently. After gaining a law degree at Cambridge University, he qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in London in 1980. His experience includes nine years with C&L working in different departments and different countries, five years w... Read more
Franck is an experienced consultant in digital media. He has been creating and developing digital products for 15 years. In this time he has gained experience in: building and managing international digital media teams, exploring new technologies and providing leadership thought their application, defining product strategy and vision for growth, running large scale digital projects from inception to launch and managing a budget and developing supporting business cases.
With 14 years experience, Francois is a digital media professional with expert project management and product development skills across multiple internet and mobile applications in the media and entertainment space. Accustomed to ambitious projects (multi-territory, multi-lingual, multi-platform), Francois has a deep understanding and expertise in demanding envir... Read more
Frank Jones has over 30 years experience managing Professional Service companies including Data Networks, Sema and Xafinity. These vary in size from £2m to £1.4 billion. His experience is both UK and International including Europe South East Asia and USA. His companies have worked in horizontal markets and in specific vertical sectors. He has dealt with both Public and private sectors. He ... Read more
GARY FISHER is a senior Human Resources professional with broad experience at VP/board level with multinational organisations and in the Public Sector.
Gavin has a broad and comprehensive knowledge of Bacs processes and the Direct Debit Scheme from systems and software to rules, regulations and tips to improve collection rates. This experience has culminated in founding of his company, Clear Academy providing Bacs approved training courses.
Recognised as an expert in customer service development, working with organisations to support them in delivering excellent customer experiences. Leadership, management and team development workshops focussing on attitudes and behaviours to ensure long lasting positive change in organisational approaches to customers, encouraging customers to return regularly and recommend the organisation to others.
Georgie has long term business management experience having started up several successful businesses and turned around a number of existing businesses that have achieved fast, sustainable growth, impressive profitability and successful sales. Currently Regional Director for Business Doctors in London and the South East, Georgie helps businesses refocus by creating a growth strategy tail... Read more
Gerald is acting CEO of World-Markets in the London offices, which launched www.world-markets.biz in March 2011. The World-Markets Internet site has been positioned as ‘the’ platform for companies looking to promote their products and services to the ”Global village” and lists a growing portfolio of companies across Europe, USA, Canada, Asia Pacific and the Far E... Read more
Gill is the part-time managing director of the Charity Employees Benevolent Fund and is also a marketing, communications and business development consultant specialising in the not-for-profit, social enterprise and financial services sectors. As a senior executive in financi... Read more
Harry is CEO os Aspeara a company offering business support from advice, coaching, turnaround and due diligence. The majority of Aspaera's clients are looking to grow their business, raise funding or adapt their business model or strategy.
Hilary’s early career was in marketing, specialising in the technical development and change for improvement in global operations such as News Week and BusinessWeek promotions and Ovum IT and telecoms research and consulting.
Horace has over 25 years experience in IT, developing a broad range of technical and management skills while successfully leading IT projects and services in a variety of business environments. His current focus is with SMEs on achieving their revenue and ROI goals with Web Business Solutions.
Starting as an enginneer, Ian has over 50 years experience in technology design and production. Ian now works for the Intellectual Property Institute advising on IP issues relevant to business and policy-making
Ian has over 20 years experience of M&A transactions & fundraisings, public & private markets in several sectors including business support services, financial services, consumer products and IT.
James has been a partner in Grant Thornton's Recovery & Reorganisation department since 1994. He has specialised in corporate recovery and advisory work for over 18 years. His experience covers a wide spectrum of investigation and insolvency cases both in the UK and overseas. His Read more
Jessica is a Director at Knowledge Peers, and a technology sector specialist. With over fifteen years' experience in the tech sector, she is an experienced advisor on market and industry issues to technology companies, particularly software start-ups, as well as a seasoned public speaker and press commentator. Read more
Joe is currently retired from his position as Transaction Services partner at PwC which he held for 24 years. With extensive experience in large international/cross border acquisition/disposal due diligence. Partner for 24 years.
John has 25 years experience leading and supporting organisations through change and growth, especially early-stage technology companies. This has been as a founder and MD, as an advisor, as a non-executive Director, as a pro-active Venture Capitalist and as an M&A advisor.
John helps people to transform their businesses, their careers and their lives. His company, Purkiss & co recruit CEOs, CFOs and chairmen for a range of business from start-up to FTSE 100. Where appropriate, we re-invest fees in equity. We also advise our clients on personal brand strategy. am the co-author of 'How to be Headhunted' and 'Brand You'.
John is an equity partner and the head of Retail Services at Cushman & Wakefield. He has specialised in the retail sector for the last 35 years. John is responsible for leasing, sale and acquisition, valuation, rent review and other professional work, and development consultancy in connection with high street shopping, retail parks and shopping centres throughout the UK.
&... Read more
Jon has a great deal of experience as a consultant, solutions designer, project manager; an at the core is a hands-on techie, although he am now enjoying the challenge of tackling a strategic management role. His focus is on Microsoft Infrastructure products and also designs his own software.
Katie is Managing Director of Zoodikers Consulting Ltd, an agency which gives companies a voice and enables them to punch above their weight. It helps companies to take advantage of social media and influence their prospe... Read more
Ken has extensive experience in running training courses having delivered to over 2,000 executives accross Europe. Primarily specialising in effective communication and impact his company Ken Rea Training provides executives with the knowledge to succeed. Ken's unique quality is that he draws on three areas of expertise. Firstly, his cor... Read more
Libby is currently responsible for The Macdonald Partnership's high profile clients and is active with the Turnaround Finance Group. Libby has extensive experience in the fields of insolvency, corporate recovery, turnaround and turnaround finance. Read more
Lisa Porter is an accomplished entrepreneur, corporate trouble shooter and gifted linguist with a wealth of experience across businesses as diverse as TV, advertising and marketing, audio visual and communications, leisure and entertainment, professional services and procurement. In the past year, Lisa has been working in and researching the diamond industry. Read more
Mandy is a commercially focused, generalist HR practitioner with a wealth of experience and demonstrable success in providing clear, concise and pragmatic advice to businesses across a broad spectrum of industries. Accustomed to working as part of a management team or independently to deliver HR support and guidance within financial and time driven targets. Stron... Read more
Marc is an independent marketing consultant specialising in helping start up/emerging tech companies with a B2B focus with their go-to-market plans. I work on an ad hoc/project basis e.g. two days per month and am focused on delivering results not excuses or lengthy plans with big budgets.
Marco has extensive experience in IT solutions for businesses havin taken a senior role as Field Service Manager of Vari-Lite Europe and in 1990 was responsible for organising the company's move from Cricklewood to Greenford. In the same year he was appointed Technical Operations Manager. His work included assisting with accreditation to ISO... Read more
Marcus has experience in branding having launched marketing campaigns for companies such as IBM, Mercedes-Benz, British Airways and Sainsbury's. Having taken several director positions with Ogilvy, Myrtle and RMG Marcus has extensive knowledge in international branding and marketing solutions. His latest company, Mongoose is a top cricket brand marked by innovation and transformational sports technology.
Mark has been advising on VAT for over 17 years, initially with KPMG, then as an independent VAT consultant for the last 13 years, concentrating on VAT issues affecting larger businesses in financial services, insurance and property transactions, EU transactions, systems, and LLP's as well as smaller businesses generally. Read more
Martin has extensive experience in the Education, Internal Communications and Contact Centre markets. Sabercom’s software solution can be used to design and schedule targeted communications information and display statistics on large LCD/Plasma screens and desktop PCs.
Martin is founder and CEO of 2degrees, the world's leading online community for sustainable business. It provides services to public and private sector organisations and sustainability professionals, enabling them to get rapid access to the essential information, advice, people and solutions that they need to accelerate the development and implementation of susta... Read more
Martin has worked at the interface between the business, public and third sectors for over 25 years. Martin is an experienced researcher, analyst and problem solver. He has operated across business, academe and the public sectors, so understands ho... Read more
Maryann has worked for Muller (Dairy) UK Limited for 9 years. Her role includes developing the company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy. Her background is in marketing and innovation and her interest in nature and ecology fits well with the new imperative on companies to demonstrate their environmental credentials. She was previously Head of Innovation and Nutrition. CSR is viewed by Muller as an opportunity both to do the right thing and to gain commercial advantage. In other... Read more
Max specialises in corporate finance law. He has a particular focus on equity capital markets work on AIM and the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
Max provides specialist advice and guidance to public and private sector clients including: Partnership Building, Procurement Strategy, Bid Development and Designing Innovation Programmes.
Maxine founded and ran British Design Innovation (BDI), the trade association for designers and innovators from 1993 to January 2011. She initiated Creative Barcode and hand-picked the co-creation team in 2009 and led the soft launch in September 2010. With over 20 years’ experience in the design, innovation and knowledge transfer sectors of the creative industries, she is ... Read more
Michael is an independent equity analyst, CFA Charterholder, and the founder of ThemeResearch Limited, an independent research portal. His career spans more than 20 years in equities, both on the "sell-side" and the "buy-side".
Michael started his career in 1986 with ... Read more
Michael specialises in the defence of serious fraud prosecutions and regulatory investigations. He has particular expertise in restraint, confiscation and asset recovery having undertaken a six month secondment at the Assets Recovery Agency. Michael is highly recommended for Criminal Fraud work in the Legal 500 and is a contributing author to the Restraint and Confiscation Chapter of Fraud... Read more
Myles has extensive experience in IT strategy development, due diligence, IT and process sourcing strategy, e-business strategy, and project and programme management across all vertical market sectors, with particular focus on the Public Sector and Financial Services. Prior to joining Oakleigh, Myles was responsible for IT consulting services at Ovum and has consulted for Accenture and BT ... Read more
Neil specialises in international business and has a broad range of commercial and public sector experience in the UK, China, Central Europe and other emerging markets, spanning 20 years. In late 2006, he returned from an overseas posting as the UK Government’s Director of T... Read more
Co-founder of IT strategy advisory and research firm Macehiter Ward-Dutton. Read more
Nick has over 30 years of commercial experience specialising in helping SMEs achieve their objectives through working closely with the owners, Board and senior managers. He has been Interim CEO for several companies after... Read more
Nicola has ten years’ experience of direct engagement with local politicians, officials and campaigners on behalf of Vodafone, 02, Three and Everything Everywhere (Orange & T-Mobile). She began her career in national politics, as a parliamentary adviser to Liberal Democrat MPs and contested the Westminster seat of Birmingham Hodge Hill for the Lib Dems in a high-profile by-election in 2004 and in the 2005 General Election. She has built up extensive knowledge and experienc... Read more
Nigel has now helped many small and medium sized business owners, managers and directors with his advice, coaching and training sessions. Now as the Senior Partner in charge of development at Westminster Compliance he encourages the growth of this business whilst still working with both private and voluntary sector organisations.
Nigel opened Profile's York office in 2001. Previously a partner with Carter Jonas with over 21 years practice in all Building Surveying matters. He has wide ranging knowledge, especially in the areas of defects and dilapidations and considerable involvement in dispute/expert witness instructions for a wide range of Clients.
Olga is a director of The Olive Grows, which she co-founded in 2008. She started her career in hotel and catering management with Forte Hotels, which culminated in National Account Management, where she negotiated partnership agreements with the company’s top corporate clients. Read more
Pam is a highly experienced marketing consultant operating in commercial UK and international industries. She has had dealings across a range of markets including strategic, tactical and promotional channels targeting a wide range of audiences including youth, B2B, SME, B2C and multi-country campaigns both international and local.
Patrick is National Membership Director for Business in the Community, a business-led charity promoting repsonsible business practice.
Paul is and experienced entrepeneur who founded and ran a London-wide catering business for corporate and retail markets for seven years and now assists many companies at early and growth stages. Paul is a former director of Capital Partners, associate director of BA Capital Ltd and Bergstrom Capital. Paul is the founder of The Funding Game, a workshop initiative with the aims of offering entrepreneurs a clear understanding of how to get their business funded.
Paul qualified as a banking lawyer in 1991 at the city practice of Lovells. After secondments with Esso and Australia, he worked for 14 years with boutique corporate finance practice Hobson Audley (latterly Faegre & Benson LLP). Paul joined Fox Williams as a corporate p... Read more
Peter is a business improvement and change management consultant with experience at finance director level gained within the professional services, IT, facilities management, chemical, brewing, retail, property, advertising, freight and not-for-profit sectors. Peter is Director of Growth International helping companies to enhance competitive advantage and maximise value for all stakeholder... Read more
Peter is an audit partner in London and Head of Grant Thornton's national Professional Practices group. His focus is on advising Professional Service firms with clients across the legal, consulting, surveying, accounting, architectural, consulting engineering and patent attorney sectors. His work includes audit and solicitors' accounts work, strategic advisory, remuneration and reward plan... Read more
Philippe Yvergniaux has been CEO of Invest in France Agency in London since 2005.
Engineer by education (PhD in fluid mechanics), he has been working on various major civil eng... Read more
In 1999 Phil set up The Groery Company, and he’s since taken the business to great places. He has a wealth of experience with brands such as Fosters, Carlsberg, Patak’s and Phileas Fogg and provides endless energy to the team.
Richard has over 40 years experience in the UK IT sector - last 20 considered to be one of the UK's leading IT analysts. Now NED of several companies and Investment Trusts as well as being the current Chairman of the Princes Trust Technology Leadership Group.
Founder of Actuation Partners, Richard has over 23 years experience in marketing, corporate strategy and business development. Richard’s specialisation is in re-building business operations in adverse situations. Read more
Richard is the Director of Capacity Building and Business Development, responsible for governance & leadership, strategy & impact, sustainable funding, workforce and collaboration, ICT and campaign effectiveness, business development and the development of new products and services that benefit the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS).
Ric Piper is a partner with Restoration Partners which focusses on helping entrepreneurs turn Ideas into Personal Wealth. Ric has over 25 years years experien... Read more
Robert a has extensive experience in human resources and employess resources having worked for major financial services companies. Roberta is currently an employee relations specialist for Clifford Chance and a Knowledge Centre Director for Knowledge Peers.
Robert has worked for himself since 2003 providing advice to telecommunications operators and regulatory authorities on regulation and strategy. He works both through other consulting companies and for his own clients, many of whom are in the Middle East and Africa.
Robert joined has over 30 years experience in property surveying and consultancy. Robert specialises in all aspects of property management including disposals, day-to-day management, raising finance from property transactions and negotiating with developers for new stores. T... Read more
Robert was a partner at Macintyre Hudson for nearly 20 years specialising in advising law firms on how to increase profitability before forming his own niche firm at the start of 2009 called Taylor MowbrayLLP. His clients are almost exclusively law firms ranging from the small to the largest international firms. He is an expert in law firm profitability and in particular time recording and... Read more
Roger started his career as a graduate engineer with BT, going on to attain an MBA while building a successful export sales team for a cutting-edge technology company. He brings extensive senior management and sales experience to the team, having worked for UK, US, and European businesses, principally in the telecoms and IT sector. These businesses range from high-growth technology start-ups through to large mul... Read more
Serena Tierney is a solicitor and international mediator. An Oxford graduate with many years’ experience of working for FTSE 100 companies, she was most recently Head of Intellectual Property Law for Telefónica Europe plc. Earlier she worked for Disney, Diageo and Guinness. She started her career specialising in obtaining emergency injunctions in commercial dispu... Read more
Simon has a wealth of international business and management experience from a career that spans over 20 years with technology based companies. Much of his experience is in the mobile communications industry and he was VP of Global Marketing at Symbian, managing director for Europe and Chief Marketing Officer at CarrierIQ, CEO at cellcrypt and now CEO at Ei... Read more
Simon is a General Practice Partner at the Kingston Smith Redhill office.
Simon has been involved with start-ups, small and medium sized companies through to large manufacturing and retail companies with turnover in excess of £100m. Simon has ... Read more
Sonia is passionate about developing mutually beneficial strategic partnerships between the corporate and not for profit sector. Have 13 years experience in proposing and implementing solutions that meet Corporate Community Investment objectives.
Sonia has an extensive experience in charities retail spending over 17 years with Cancer Research in several different positions. Her current position as Communications Manager at Eproductive Ltd gives Sonia respoinsibility over both client and internal communications as well as innovation, research and development roles.
Professional business executive with experience in both high growth businesses and turnarounds Strength in developing sound business strategies and business plans and ensuring execution against those plans, thereby maximising shareholder value. Read more
Sue has been successful in preparing and submitting bids for over £100m of funding from national and international organisations, including the European Union, the UK government and a number of regional and local organisations. Currently, Sue is MD for Smartr Consulting Ltd having joined in May 2010.
Susan is CEO of beat, the UKs only charity dedicated to supporting people affected by eating disorders and campaigning on their behalf. Prior to her position with beat, Susan worked with the Princes Trust for 11 years.
Highly experienced Virtual Assistant supporting you and your business with secretarial, administrative, financial and web services: word processing, transcriptions, presentations, databases, spreadsheets, telemarketing, email and diary management, research, event organisation, website maintenance, online marketing, e-newsletters, book-keeping and project management. Competitive pricing and... Read more
Terry is a management consultant with international experience in strategy development, business turnarounds, venture capital, M&As and project management work. Drawing on knowledge and experience gained over a number... Read more
Consultant with OnBoard, a division of Bates Wells and Braithwaite Solicitors. A lawyer, she is an accredited Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution Mediator with knowledge of company secretarial issues and perspectives, and of governance. Tesse works with Boards to maximis... Read more
Tom Flood CBE, FRSA FCIM, spent his early years in Southern Ireland. Prior to joining BTCV as Marketing Director in 1986, he worked for A.E. Herbert Ltd (machine tools), WS Atkins and 3M UK amongst others. Appointed Deputy Chief Executive of BTCV in 1990, Chief Executive of the Charity in 1992, and Group Chief Executive in 2001. He was a member of the UK Biodiversity Steering Group, the New Deal Taskforce, Home Office Group on “Public Liability” and a Board memb... Read more
Tony Groom is a former Royal Artillery officer, mountaineer, Company Doctor and Chief Executive of K2 Business Rescue, based in London and South Cambridgeshire, past President of the Turnaround Management Association UK and winner of the 2009 Insolvency & Rescue Award ( http://bit.ly/lFCH2W ) with over 20 years experience working in corporate recovery and res... Read more
Tracey is Head of UK Private Banking a SG Hambros Private Bank. Prior to this role Tracey founded and was MD of Integral Links Ltd, a London based strategic consulting firm serving the not for profit, social enterprise and financial services sector. Read more
Ulrich has extensive experience in accounting, tax and auditing with major firms in the UK and Germany. Ulrich now runs his own accounting company based in Munich, Germany.
William has over many years developed business coaching products, trained people, managed SME’s, directed trusts and grew our last company from idea to a successful SME. William helps people, companies, organisations and entrepreneurial academia develop their staff, processes and delivery to cope with our rapidly changing world. William has spent much of his career in Brazil an... Read more
Yvonne has over 33 years experience in the world of creative business, running her own businesses and advising others. Yvonne's company, The Branding Workshop provides coaching and mentoring to their clients and staff, and can also offer in... Read more