Native speaker with homes in both the UK and Kyiv, Ukraine, which sadly I can't use right now because it's missing a window or two. It is on the 16th floor and so maybe right in drone lines.
Why Kyiv? Because that is also the home of my Ukrainian fiancee. And that is why with my grandchildren we are supporting Ukraine.
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I have worked extensively and effectively with all of C-level, external stakeholders, and delivery teams in both interim roles in finance, FP&A, commercial, operations and programmes, and similar consulting roles. My experience is in over two hundred companies, in twenty countries over a range of business sizes from start-ups to buy-outs, through to acquisition integration, and global multinationals.
A qualified accountant (FCA, FCCA), I have a big-4 background (PwC accountant and advisory director) and built my own consulting companies
My skills cover a wide range of expertise covering implementing a strategy through processes and accountabilities including OD, detailed Excel financial modelling, developing KPIs and scorecards; commercial and finance partnering; change and transformation, investment appraisal, and running and leading a business as a COO.
In complex business situations, I bring the assurance of
With me, you have confidence that your strategy or operational plans will be turned into delivered action.
I have a particular interest and experience in mentoring, developing, and training teams and individuals. I have formally mentored senior executives, predominately around soft skills. Presently, teach business English (CELTA-qualified EFL teacher).
I am especially interested in any projects where my experience can be shared, and I can develop teams.
Other than consulting and management roles I have lectured at Universities on a range of subjects.