Non executive directors for hire

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I have been in my current role for 2 years and I have over 20 years of experience within an administration environment. My excellent critical thinking and communication skills ensure problems are understood and resolved quickly and efficiently. My understanding of budget setting, monitoring and reporting has enabled me to adeptly manage seven figure budgets and income, minimising wastage and improving value for money. I am now looking for a new challenge to expand and develop my skills as well as making a profitable contribution to an expanding and creative organisation. david.j.pratt@protonmail.com

I have over 40+ years’ experience within the Agricultural machinery business working for major International companies in Parts, Service and Sales positions covering UK and Export markets. Responsible for surveying and developing Business strategies for developing new markets on a worldwide basis. Managed SME companies at Board level to improve profitability/Business performance and to provide guidance with management succession.  Established my own Company which offers Business support to SME organisations/Start-up companies entering the Agricultural machinery Business. Quote: Baskerville Consulting Ltd.

I currently hold a non-executive directorship at an innovative biotechnology company and have over 40 years’ experience in the pharma/biotech sector following a PhD from Imperial College, London. Roles included senior R&D management in two major pharma companies, managing/operational directorships and COO roles in small biotech, plus equity and non-dilutive fundraising activities (four Innovate UK grants totalling over £3.5 million raised for a recent employer). Co-founder of two biotech companies and a consultancy company specialising in commercialisation of public sector R&D. Areas of expertise include therapeutic proteins, antibodies, vaccines and diagnostics. Quote: Cox.

Results-driven UK qualified Chartered Accountant with over 30 years banking experience focusing on Risk Management, primarily credit risk covering corporate lending, trade finance, FI’s, bonds, and wealth management. Role has covered operational, market, liquidity, and capital risk as well as liaising internal and external audit functions. Equipped with strong background in risk management across financial services industry and communicating with regulators. Possess wide knowledge of traditional risk management principles and global financial services industry and markets. Pro-active and dependable leader consistently exceeding expectations and holding excellent communication skills. Hobbies include golf, bridge and reading history. Quote: Ansari.

Previously 25+ years in two SMEs, including being CEO, in financial publishing/events/digital content. Both companies were subsequently positively acquired. Mainly responsible for sales, marketing and ideas to increase the businesses asset value and bottom line profitability. I have very transferable skills to any sector. Always very ‘hands-on’ and, in addition, an excellent sounding board. Keen to be involved as a Non-Exec in the SME sector. You can see my profile on LinkedIn. Contact David Motum via LinkedIn or dmotum@btinternet.com

I have over forty years, UK & International experience at Director/Board level with major real estate development & investment corps; retail and  financial Institutions, specializing in large-scale, mixed-use + commercial/residential development and regeneration. My experience includes – project analysis;  full, life-cycle, development delivery management, from -master-planning, thru to built design & spec; programming;  financial-feasibility & cost management;  financial structuring;  construction;  project management;  tenant coordination;  marketing;  project/loan workout and AM/FM. I believe I deliver value as an NED, in the areas of – Organisational leadership;  strategic planning and business development;  change management and performance improvement;  strategic partnerships & relationship building. I currently hold two NED appointments, being with a real estate, design & development company and a specialist, “waste to energy”, marine-platform, design/promotor. Quote: PYoung.

Accomplished business leader with strong non-executive experience directing corporate governance and influencing business improvements. Effective communicator; adept at delivering guidance to stakeholders, senior management and board/committee members. Helping to accelerate organisational growth to meet operational and commercial goals. Experienced of a wide range of industry sectors working at board level for both quoted and unquoted companies. Publisher of thought leadership articles on corporate governance, mentoring and SME’s. Will provide 1 hour of business consultancy at no cost. Contact Keith Graham at keithgrahamuk@gmail.com or phone 07498064718.

A recently retired Managing Director with extensive experienced in running a successful business, having grown one from a start-up to a value circa £500+ million. I understand the complexities of business finance from my responsibilities to lenders and investors, managing three refinances and gaining an investment rating from Moody’s. In addition, I have led a number of companies purchases and sales, and have experience operating within a regulated industry. With an entrepreneurial outlook and a proven ability to judge the effectiveness of business strategies and objectives I am now looking to use my experience and skills as a NED. Quote: Wallace.

I currently hold an executive board role at a mid-sized Lloyd’s Broker. I have spent my whole career working in the insurance sector, originally as a trading broking before holding senior management positions, including CEO designate prior to my current role. I am looking to transition from full time working to holding one or two NED roles were I can add value to the business. My experience spans a wide range of Insurance products, I am technically competent and I always understand distribution. I have a good understanding of governance requirements and experience dealing with the regulators . I have extensive North American and Australia experience and have travelled and worked globally throughout my career. In my most recent role I have worked in the UK SME Property, Casualty and Motor sector. Quote: 392020.

I have wide experience across a range of industries as a director of private companies and have been executive chairman of two companies quoted on the AIM market. I also have a legal practice specialising in a range of business law subjects, including corporate finance, company and commercial law. I am looking for opportunities to assist in a NED capacity, ambitious companies whether early stage or mature, to develop their full potential. I also have extensive experience of corporate reconstructions and re-organisations.  Quote: Appleton.

I am looking to help young SME’s to start out and grow their business. I have 40 years’ experience as an Accountant and offer my knowledge in a Non-Executive Director role. I am based in SE England and can be contacted at martin.pullen@uwclub.net or on 07734569739.

I am a senior executive with previous non-exec experience, confident working in corporate or SME environments. Able to provide robust independent challenge, relevant input into strategy development, and build effective, influential and collaborative relationships. I have the political sensitivity and ability to secure the confidence of the board and senior management and the experience to offer guidance on strategy, governance, risk management, commercial and financial matters. I also have significant and relevant experience in managing and maintaining key external stakeholder relationships including private equity investors, banks, and regulators. Quote: Harwood.

Experienced Investment Banking CEO & International Lawyer seeking Directorship position. Decades of experience dealing with the largest international financial regulators and has held Executive Board positions in EU, UK, and US. Displays a proven reputation in Executive Management & Oversight, Strategic Advisory and Business Development. Recognized speaker and writer on matters of International Law, Leadership & Governance, and advisor to early stage ventures with particular focus on disruptive technologies and innovation. Serves as an Ambassador for an international financial industry transparency organization and as a member of the Risk & Audit Committee of a large sporting organization. Quote: Deane.

I bring a large body of diverse experience across a range of senior level positions. I have served on Boards for the last 10 years and have chaired both oversight committees, such as risk, but also project committees. I have a track record of challenging, advising, guiding and mentoring senior staff. I bring a collegiate approach and am know as somebody who brings people together, even in difficult times. Quote: Villiers.

A KPMG-trained chartered account (FCA), and accredited procurement professional (MCIPS), I have worked for thirty years in many financial/accounting roles and have tremendous broadly-based business experience and acumen with excellent interpersonal, analytical and influencing skills. With KPMG and then PwC I specialised in strategic and business planning, improving corporate governance and commercial reorganisations for many high-profile organisations (FTSE 100 companies, World Bank/IMF, UN, British/German governments) before founding and running my own company providing procurement services to clients. I have significant non-executive director experience. I am currently NED of two companies, and prior to that was NED of a third, where I chaired the Audit & Risk Committee. I am personable, energetic, passionate and challenging. Quote: PHM.

Dynamic executive, FMCG-trained, with extensive experience in senior management positions in Media, Publishing, Advertising, Retail, and Manufacturing industries. Expert in all marketing disciplines including branding, digital marketing, communications, and business development. Worked on 50 product launches across EMEA, the US and LatAm. Experienced across market sectors including entertainment services, retail, ecommerce, food, toiletries, fashion and accessories. Worked for many blue-chips brands including Rolls Royce, Bentley Motor Cars, Harrods, Mulberry, Virgin, Nestle, VO5, and the Daily Mirror. Having had an exciting executive career, I am now ready to use my experience for non-executive roles and am available for assignments. Quote: MSS.

Independent trusted advisor with wide City and international experience currently with three NED appointments in the corporate finance and precision engineering fields continues to seek new challenges. Significant experience of acquisitions, disposals and start – ups together with a good understanding of bank funding requirements as well as restructuring, ethical and corporate governance issues. Reference: IMF.

I have a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Warwick University. I Spent one year at a Spanish University in Madrid to study Accounting and Finance in Spanish and to learn Spanish. I Trained at Deloitte in their Tax Management Consulting group between 2014 and 2019. Whilst at Deloitte, I qualified as an ACA (chartered accountant) and CTA (chartered institute of taxation). I am now the Tax Manager of a FTSE 100 Company. Quote: JD.

Senior digital advertising role wanted – my current role is within ESPN, the worldwide leader in sport. I’m leading all digital advertising operations across EMEA, and have six years’ experience. I’m looking for a new challenge within digital strategy, marketing, analytics, account management or client services. Skilled across XSM, DFP, Freewheel, Moat, Oracle, Omniture and comScore. Quote: DLF.

A trusted professional company director with plenty of “grey hairs”, City, MBO/MBI, restructuring and corporate governance experience – also involved in substantial start-ups.  Seeking new challenges both nationally and internationally.  Quote: IFletcher.