- Chepstow, GB
- £7 /hr
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I am an experienced business adviser with over 35 years experience in advising large and small companies including start up's. I have written many business plans in ordermore...I am an experienced business adviser with over 35 years experience in advising large and small companies including start up's. I have written many business plans in order to arrange finance and given advice on financial strategy.
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Work Experience Summary: Maxwell Stamp Consulting plc Location Kosovo(2005/8)
Advised and implemented privatisations and liquidations for The Kosovo Trust Agency of socially owned enterprises(SOE’s) in a range of sectors.
ï‚§ Devised and initiated the liquidation procedures for the KTA
ï‚§ Prepared information memorandum’s
ï‚§ Lead the liquidation of 11 major SOE’s bringing revenues of 30 m.
ï‚§ Reduced creditor claims by 80%
ï‚§ Responsible for corporate governance of 10 companies
Change Management -Philadelphia Consulting- (Location Saudi Arabia 2003)
Initiated, devised and implemented short and long term management incentive plans for SAP and ISP providers in Saudi Arabia
ï‚§ Analysed and agreed KPI’s with all the main Boards
ï‚§ Delivered quantified comprehensive incentive plans to all three companies
Privatisation and Restructuring Expert - Cast Consulting Srl (Location Serbia) 2001/2
Lead team of 30 for a one million Euro project to conduct due diligence and strategic review and prepare for privatisation 3 Serbian state owned companies (2700 employees each) in the agricultural and vehicle manufacturing sectors.
ï‚§ Produced three restructuring plans
ï‚§ Negotiated acceptance with Serbian Government
ï‚§ Valued companies for sale
Restructuring Change Management Expert - PE International(Consulting Co.) (Location Egypt 2001)
Lead due diligence team and turn around management team for the privatisation of two manufacturing companies(Aluminium and light bulbs) (2500 employees) under state control in Egypt.
ï‚§ Produced memorandum of sale
ï‚§ Increased margins by 10%
ï‚§ Reduced workforce by 25%
ï‚§ Introduced new financial controls
ï‚§ Changed company from manufacturing driven to marketing driven
Project Management- Chemonics International(Consulting Company) (Washington DC) Location Kosovo (2000-2001)
Lead team to train 15 local management consultants and advise SME’s. to improve productivity, sales and margins.
Restructuring JV expert - Raiffeisen Investment AG - Vienna (Investment Bank) Location Moldova (1997-98)
Lead small team on a 2.8 million Euro EU funded privatisation team to initiate and implement a restructuring and joint venture programme in Moldova. This involved State owned industries in the electronic sector up to 1800 employees.
ï‚§ Liaised and advised government ministers on privatisation procedures.
ï‚§ Initiated financial, industrial and commercial analysis of 10 companies.
ï‚§ Formed joint venture partnerships.
ï‚§ Devised business plans and marketed these companies to international organisations.
Industrial Marketing Specialist -Raiffeisen Investment AG - Vienna - (Investment Bank) Location Romania (1998)
Prepared financial, industrial and international marketing review of two companies in the mining sector (approx 3000 employees)
ï‚§ Devised new marketing and production strategy
ï‚§ Produced memorandum of sale
Project Manager -Raiffeisen Investment AG - Vienna (Investment Bank) Location Russia 1997
Project team leader to initiate, implement and support a regional investment centre for local businesses.
ï‚§ Devised and developed business plan for the centre
ï‚§ Developed B2B marketing strategy
ï‚§ Attracted significant foreign investment
(Raiffeisen Investment AG is an Investment Bank and Raiffeisen are the third largest Bank in Austria)
Marketing and Eastern European Specialist - Unipart Plc. Location UK & Ukraine 1996
Contracted to evaluate and find a new car parts distributor in Eastern Europe.
ï‚§ Produced marketing strategy
ï‚§ Selected three potential distributors after due diligence
ï‚§ Performed risk assessment
Privatisation Expert - EPRD Poland (Consultancy Company). •Location Liberia 2006
Review of the privatisation strategy of the water and electrical sectors in Liberia for the European Union.
ï‚§ Formulated strategy for privatisation for the EU for the two sectors.
Privatisation and Restructuring Expert - Strategic Planning Consultants International Location Gambia 2005
Financial & technical review prior to privatisation of the Maintenance Services Agency (MSA) for the Gambia Divestiture Agency.
ï‚§ Tendered and won contract from the World Bank
ï‚§ Produced company valuation and recommendations for improvements for the MSA.
International Consultant • Prepared business plans for several companies in Ukraine which attracted investors
International Consultant •UNIDO
Analysed business proposals for about 30 SME’s in order to attract investors
Education Summary: Degree in Mechanical Engineering