Paul

 Name
Paul

 Position
Chairman / Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor

 Location
Leicestershire, but available nationally

 Big Business Experience
BPB Industries PLC, Anglian water PLC

 Small Business Experience
Director and Investor Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems Ltd. Board Observer & Investor Caption Data Ltd. Investor in 11 companies

Summary

Paul has been a Board Director for 15 years. He is currently a Director of two technology businesses and a Board Observer for another. He has personally invested in eleven early stage businesses. He also works closely with a leading crowd funding business.

Paul is an expert at equity fund raising and helping companies become investment ready. Paul has significant experience at strategic and business planning, holding an MBA and having worked in the group planning teams at BPB Industries PLC & Anglian Water PLC. Paul is an experienced business mentor and is a Member of the Association of Business Mentors.

Qualifications

  • MBA (Manchester Business School).
  • Institute of Directors Diploma in Company Direction
  • BSc (Joint Hons) Civil Engineering with Economics
  • BVCA Foundation Venture Capital Course

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy development
  • Strategy deployment, including Balanced Scorecard
  • Business Planning
  • Performance Review
  • Investment readiness and fund raising
  • Growth planning
  • Board Governance
  • Setting up new businesses or ventures
  • Mentoring
  • Chairman, Non Exec Director, Part time Strategy Director

Experience

Paul has been a Board Director for 15 years. He is currently a Director of two technology high growth businesses and a Board Observer for another. He has personally invested in eleven early stage businesses. He has also invested in and works closely with a leading crowd funding business.

An expert at equity fund raising and helping companies become investment ready. He is well known in the venture capital and business angel networks in the Midlands & London.

Paul has experience at strategic and business planning, holding an MBA, having worked in the Group planning teams at BPB Industries PLC and Anglian Water PLC.

Also an experienced SME business mentor and is a Member of the Association of Business Mentors.

A lifelong golfer and is always interested in a round a golf, including a business discussion.