Non executive directors for hire


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I am a former CEO of a large Middle East based EPC/Construction company operating in the energy market including Power Generation, Electricity Transmission and Distribution and mid-stream Oil, Gas and Petrochemical plants. This brought with it the necessity to interact and operate at the most senior level in Governmental and other National organisations. In addition, with this position and other senior level positions that I have previously held with major international companies, I have gained extensive experience in forming, management (operational and strategic) and development of significant organisations looking at structure, systems and processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency. I would welcome the opportunity to share this knowledge and experience with other organisations. Quote PHall.

I am looking for a Non-Executive Director position which can leverage my more than 20 years’ experience in senior international regulatory, audit and compliance roles managing regulatory, Anti-Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, governance, operational, compliance and audit risks in the financial services sector. Familiar with both agile and waterfall project management methodology and with recent experience of cutting-edge digital client onboarding AML and fraud checks. Happy to consider Non-Executive positions in other sectors as well.  Quote: TDodd.

I am a business director with a broad professional trajectory in the business world, academia and diplomacy. I have great international experience as well as contacts at the highest level with governments, financial institutions and company CEOs. I have had responsibilities as a board member, chair of a committee and non- executive director. My main functional experience has been in the areas of general management, international relations, financial and institutional affairs. I have made important contributions in the following: generating growth, international expansion, attracting investment, raising funds, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and solving financial problems.  Quote: Julio.

Energetic, creative and positively challenging Board Director and value adder. Direct but diplomatic communicator and established mediator between stakeholder groups. Large breadth of commercial and digital experience spans Oil & Gas , Retail , Marketing Services, Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Gaming, Recruitment and others. Formerly MD of Agency business that was Googles largest client in Europe. Currently NED of a South Coast Housing Association and Chair of its Dev Committee. Run my own consulting business and enjoy winning business and helping make deals for my NED and coaching clients. Quote: CSimpson.

Experienced senior financial services professional. I currently hold Non-Executive positions on three financial services company Boards; one as Chairman, and two as Senior Independent Director. Member of three Audit and Risk Committees, (one as Chair), Chair of RemCo. Previously-senior regional and global managerial roles at Citibank, (UK Treasurer), Deutsche Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank in balance sheet and interest rate risk management, foreign exchange, and options businesses. Credit and lending experience in a Senior Banker relationship management role- invited to become a member of an elite global twenty-person team at Standard Chartered Bank responsible for bank’s top 100 clients, leading to Board level interaction through the financial crisis. I am a facilitator and problem-solver, with a highly developed appreciation of the pre-requisites for successful Board dynamics. Quote: Hessle.

Seasoned (30+ yrs) financial services executive (with big 4 consulting background) working at Board level for international blue-chips. Global expertise across commercial, public and nfp sectors, from multi-nationals to start-ups. Multi-billion pound transformation expertise. Facilitator, with an impartial, collaborative approach, and strong compliance and corporate governance focus, engaging with stakeholders. Also offering top team development and mentoring senior executives. Would like to offer the benefit of my experience, where required. Quote: yvats.

Internationally experienced, multi-culturally astute, inspirational team leader with 30 years’ experience of the animal health and animal production industries. Business minded yet also people focused; I’ve planned and implemented a number of major cross-functional restructuring projects. I have experience and knowledge of balancing the commercial needs of a business with consumer demands and legislative controls. I will bring energy, creativity and insight to companies wishing to expand into animal health, animal production and/or food safety. Quote: Doyle.

Forward thinking CIMA qualified finance professional who has held senior roles within large multinational and small specialist Financial Institutions. With more recent experience gained advising fast growing small and medium enterprises. I have experience in Financial Services and Technology as well as a range of other sectors. I have experience of working as an interim/Part-time CFO & COO as well as an advisor to help companies plan for growth, uncover new opportunities, improve control and have insightful management information to make the right business decisions.  Quote: Boll.

I’m an experienced Board Executive and NED with an international 30 year track record, specialising in the fields of insurance, marketing and digital. I bring experience of large transformation programmes, having supported a wide range of organisations from traditional blue chip insurers such as Zurich and RSA, to technology powerhouses such as GOOGLE as well as start up, charity and partnership ventures. I provide analysis based challenge to the boardroom yet I have an empathetic and supportive style.  Quote: JWHK.

I’m an entrepreneur, chartered accountant and banker looking for new challenges with start-ups or businesses needing to restructure. I started my own financial services business taking it to profits and positive cash flows in 3 years as well as gaining regulatory permissions. Experienced in equity raising, institutional funding, bank finance, restructuring as well as knowledge of legal contracts, business development and business administration. Happy to be hands on or sit in an advisory role and happy to work in most parts of the UK. Quote: Equitivo.

26 year international career working at British American Tobacco.  Governance and board committee experience overseeing regulatory and reputation risk.  Executive experience in global leadership team roles.  Robust track record of commercial results.  Attributes include team player, strategic, analytical, collaborative and engaging.  Quote: Blakelock.

I have been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and worked initially at Lloyd’s as an insurance broker. Through this I have travelled the world working with multinationals at director level. From Lloyd’s I setup a new innovative insurance company which was the first start up to be backed by GE in the UK. I currently run a company in the USA which from start-up 6 years ago is now a leading player in the auto F&I market. Innovative, entrepreneurial and commercially minded. Insurance background but interested professionally in offering my ‘learned’ skills for start-ups to multimillion turnover companies in various industries. Quote: Coll.

I am a Business Director, with 25 years of experience in Retail, Wholesale, Contract and Government sectors including catering, healthcare, Judicial, procurement and category management, primarily in the UK, Germany and the Middle East. The main focus has been on delivering business growth, operational improvements, turnarounds, start-ups and cultural change, using inspired leadership, effective planning and concise implementation. I have a vast experience of business integration, development and strategic planning, plus project management.  I am willing to work anywhere. Quote: Tutt.

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.

Independent trusted adviser with wide City experience seeks new challenges after successful sale of large country estate acting in a fiduciary capacity and as NED/facilitator. Significant experience of acquisitions/disposals and start – ups together with a good understanding of bank funding requirements as well as restructuring and governance issues. Reference: IMF.

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 by quoting MPullen.

I have the experience to help a business grow and develop and will guide the business through the complexities of business legislation.  Quote: MPullen.

An experienced international businessman with strong knowledge of sustainability.  In order to be as professional as possible, I have taken the FT Diploma for Non-Executive Directors, which allows me to understand how to optimise my contribution as an NED.  Quote: Fahy.

A highly strategic and pro-active Board Director with extensive experience of building/transforming companies for shareholder value.  Skilled in Corporate Strategy, Portfolio Management, Manufacturing & Technology Innovation, M&A/Divestments/IPO and Commercial Business Development, he also serves on the IET Innovations & Emerging Technologies Panel and as a mentor to SMEs for the Satellite Applications Catapult.  An Interim Manager of the Year finalist in 2014 for a major corporate transformation, he offers an enviable record in delivery, inspiring trust in working with stakeholders including private equity.  He is looking to add to his Board appointments to help steer the growth agenda or turnaround Companies.  Quote: Verkroost.

A KPMG-trained chartered accountant [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. I currently run my own cost reduction company and have a proven record of adding real value to clients by generating savings of many millions.  With KPMG and 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].  Also currently NED of a London-based company with specific responsibility for monitoring and managing risk.  I bring jargon-free, informed, impartial support and advice and City contacts.  Quote: PHM

A highly accomplished senior executive having worked in leading private and public companies in both the UK and overseas.  My career has included both leading a global business, doubling its size to over $300million, and also a long period in corporate finance.  Currently the Non-Exec Chair of a green energy firm. My passion is helping businesses realise their growth plans (either organic or acquisitive) whilst promoting sustainability.  Quote: MRF.

Global Reach Partners helps businesses and individuals manage their foreign currency exchange risks through a wide range of products. We offer partnership opportunities to NEDs and C-level execs, through a mutually beneficial referral program. We mostly support SMEs, assisting them with managing currency exposure and maximising money savings during international transfers. The core benefit to our NED partners is they continue to earn commission after the introduction has been made, creating a substantial additional passive income stream. To find out more please email quoting Global Reach.

I have managed at, or near, board level for 20 years both in the private and public sector, also in the UK, Europe and the US, in a range of industries from Telecommunications, IT and Transport. I have set up and managed two very different companies, Telecoms/IT contracting and importing Orthopaedic shoes, been instrumental in the review and revision of the Articles of Association of a business consultancy network, a professional body and trade association.  Mentored a Managing Director in programme and project management and led Bid management teams in this country and Europe.  Quote: Runciman.

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.

Previous NED at Focus Wickes Ltd. Now Non Exec Chairman of MBO at plastic extrusion business [T/O £15M backed by private equity]. Also mentor at leading UK Garden Centre [family business T/O £10M]. Looking for 2 or 3 more NED positions in DIY/Gardening retail or manuf. Have turned round loss making retailers, acquired and integrated businesses and am now supporting executive management teams in SMEs in business planning, sales and marketing strategy and management KPI’s. Quote: David Pearson.