London / South East
Big Business Experience
Incepta Group Plc
Bristol Myers Plc
Small Business Experience
Dynamo Marketing Ltd
I am a seasoned business creator and leader with a classical marketing and then more promotional background.
I have led a start-up marketing business through growth pains and eventual earn-out which was maximized. Entertained 12 serious offers along the way. Thereafter transitioned to a CEO Group role with the acquirer and £90m revenues to manage.
Asides non exec roles created and led the Lightning GT creation and build, Britain’s electric supercar project.
I like to work with highly motivated people at all levels who relish the challenge of business leadership.
HND Business Studies with Thesis Distinction
Postgrad Marketing CNAA Dip (now MSc) Kingston University 1981
Freedom of the City of London
Sales Manager 1 year in Australia with no holds barred Yellow Pages competitor.
Product Management for 2.5 years with RHM and Bristol -Myers Plc.
Account Manager to Director major 80’s agency group then for two years headed up their International Division of 30 agencies worldwide.
Left and led the creation and development of many agency businesses all working for mostly blue chip clients; Coke, JS, Unilever and Danone to name but a few.
Led the core business through a dynamic earn-in/out and maximized. Much learning along that journey.
Led the Marketing Services Division until another sale and then managed their Asian and Southern African businesses for a year.
Created and led the www.lightninggt.com car project.
Have mentored and advised across a variety of businesses; haulage, electric car, suspension, commercial EV and various agencies.