Non executive directors for hire


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From being a Managing Director I am experienced in running a successful business, having growing 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 believe I have the required experience and skills for a NED role. 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: Harries.

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 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 am also CFO of an engineering start-up and 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

I can offer: – Different perspectives as a management leader, business founder, executive coach and OD consultant. – Knowledge of management (MBA, Henley) and Organisational Psychology (Masters, INSEAD). – 25-year business development and general management in complex, high risk, rapid growth of Asia. – Leading culture change through coaching and facilitation, especially in cross-culture environment. – Supporting leaders in learning and development, focus on relationship and conflict resolution. Quote: Pearl.

I have excellent experience in all aspects of running and managing a medium sized food business as Managing Director. I have now sold this business to private equity and want to move into a non-executive role. I have attended an IOD non-executive director course which has outlined all the issues that non-executive directors need to consider. I have strong business development and financial control skills as well as good emotional intelligence.  I believe this skill can usefully support the executive management team. Quote: SVille.

Over 40 + years’ experience in the agricultural machinery business within sales and service functions together with general management both within the UK market and export markets. Managed SME organisations in developing export sales and providing guidance with “succession” management. Quote: Baskerville.

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.