As a former Prince’s Trust advisor, Ian is an expert on helping small businesses succeed. His track record as a senior manager with global experience also backs this up.
•Strategic Planning & Leadership: Focuses on developing strategies that invest in future sustainable business success. Presents sound business cases supported with strong evidence. Communicates clearly to achieve overall business objectives
•Operational Management & Control: Organises business resources and processes so that all are working towards common goals. Uses management information to highlight priority areas and ensure planned expenditure delivers anticipated benefits
•Global Experience: Knowledge of working in most countries in Europe, North America, Africa, The Middle East and Australia.
•Exhibition & Event Management: Developed Exhibitions, Conferences and Promotional Reward Schemes internationally for Inmarsat, BT, Verizon and others.
•People Management: Firm believer in participative style of engagement to encourage ideas and good decision making at all levels. Helps identify development needs and addresses through planned training supported with mentoring and coaching
•Communication: Consistent, clear, inclusive and fact based communication style. Influences internal and external stakeholders by considering other viewpoints and drivers when deciding most appropriate communication method and content
•Business Process Improvement: Conducts a structured approach to determining the best methods for gaining competitive advantage and stronger performance
•Sales and Commercial Acumen: Develops a solid strategy for sales campaigns, bringing customer awareness, account management and confidence into the mix
•Financial Planning: Full P&L responsibility, delivering forecasting and budgetary control skills into the drive for profit maximisation
•Market Knowledge: Clear awareness of opportunities and drivers in the sector, managing product development and branding, conducts regular reviews of market dynamics
I am a successful Senior Manager with global experience and a sustained record of achievement in the Business-to-Business marketplace.
Extensive background in service organisations, managing technology, marketing and sales across all levels.
An inspirational leader and outstanding team player who, through a participative approach, creates robust strategies to translate vision into achievements.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills with a drive for improvement and quality together with excellent communication skills have been demonstrated in many areas.
Excellent at organising and planning events and developing motivational situations for all employees.
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