BA (Hons), MBA, FCIM, CMI
Our team are an unrivalled group of business owners, all experts in their field and all current business practitioners who all share one thing, a passion for business.
BA (Hons), MBA, FCIM, CMI
Sales Director, Marketing Director, Managing Director of leading brand names in the building product supply industry including Tarmac, CRH. Owner of J SME’s operating internationally areas of speciality Business Growth, Marketing, Strategy & Sales
BA (Hons), MBA, CMI
Expertise: Start-Up, Marketing, Sales, Accounts, Entrepreneurship and Team Building.
Experience: Owner & Director of several SME’s, University of Sheffield Supervisor and Consultant previous roles included Loreal, PepsiCo, Nokia, LVMH.
Director level experience in Luxury Goods, Construction Materials, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Mobile Phones & Cosmetics.
Extensive experience in Export, Manufacturing and Distribution.
Chairman / NED, FCIM
Honorary Doctorate Ruskin University, BSC (Hons)
MCCAA Client of the year (2003)
Daily Telegraph Jaeger–LeCoultre
Marketing Director of the year (2004)
Areas of experience: Non-executive Chairman - Pilgrim Marketing, Hoffmeister Brewing Company. Marketing Director - Britvic plc, HP foods, Groupe Danone, Unilever plc Bachelors Foods, Managing Director - Vileda LP, Numerous Charity, Sector Trustee Roles.
Areas of expertise: Executive Management, Strategy Development, Turnaround & Crisis Management, Raising Finance, M&A
Phd. Economics, Phd Science, BA
Experience: Fluent in Russian, Adviser to American Council for International Education, Associate Lecturer, University of Sheffield, Teaching Fellow Manchester Business School, Associate Faculty Head University Business School. Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship Huddersfield University.
Areas of expertise: Enterprise and Education, Strategy Development, Implementation, Creativity and Innovation, Policy and practice in enterprise and entrepreneurship, Education and Development.
FCIM, FIoD, FRSA, FBCS, Portfolio Non-Executive Chairman / NED
With over 30 years International experience and formerly Director of Global Brand Strategy for Hewlett Packard in California (HP Invent), Ian now has a portfolio which includes NED and Board Adviser roles, consulting on selling businesses, as well as his pro-bono charity work, speaking engagements and guest lecturing. Ian also worked at top level for the British Olympic Association (Team GB) / UK Atomic Energy Authority / Unisys and Chartered Institute for IT. International speaker, author, visiting professor and lecturer(Cranfield, MBS, Reading, Stockholm School of Economics, Thunderbird Arizona and Management Institut de Paris), Ian was also a Global Subject Specialist for Harvard.
Experience: Managing Director Yorkshire Key Services 2 ltd. Group Senior Executive Business Change. Contract Strategy, Produce Development Investment Services, Yorkshire Building Society, Director of Group Services. UNUN Provident US. Visiting Fellow Sheffield Hallam University.
Areas of expertise: Leadership and change, Coaching and Mentor, Non-Executive Role - International Financial Services.
BA (Hons), MSc, MBCS, CITP, PhD, CMgr
Experience: Senior Industry Adviser, European Bank, Director CrowditBuild Ltd, Non-Executive WeDo 3DPrinting, Director MBA’s University of Sheffield, Research Fellow Curtin University Australia, Principal Lecturer Sheffield University, Senior Lecturer Manchester Metropolitan University.
Areas of expertise: Business Growth, Digital Transformation, Advanced Project Management, Crowdfunding
Skills: Specialising in revenue growth having worked at start-ups, high growth SMEs and run large enterprise sales teams. Very hands-on with an ability to integrate into a sales team and establish improved sales performance and effectiveness. A proven ability to introduce cost effective demand generation initiatives to increase sales pipeline and revenue return on investments. A board level adviser to multiple companies helping shape strategy for growth. Involvement and experience in start-up to exit strategy
Experience: Creation of Graphics and Design solutions for a broad base of clients
Ability to understand and interpret the Client requirements
Experience in the budget management of all areas of creative and production
An experienced senior marketer with the ability to work in demanding environments providing creative marketing solutions and an ability to achieve maximum “pound-stretch” from budgets.
Logo and brand creative. Both creation and revitalisation
Preparation of Brand Guidelines and Brand usage guidelines
Graphics for a wide range of applications
Advertising and Marketing creative solutions
Application of concepts across all communication channels