He is a big 4 trained CFO & COO with 15+ years strategic delivery experience, leading financial strategy & management, change management and operational risk management.
CFO, COO, Finance Director,
CFO to Technology, Fintech & Growth Companies
London, SE England,
Banking, Business Continuity Planning, Business Process Optimisation, Business Turnaround, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Buy or Sell a Business, Cashflow Management, Financial Modelling, Financial Planning & Analysis, Fund Raising, Investment Appraisal, Mergers & Acquisitions, People Management, Programme & Project Management, Regulatory Liaison, Reorganisation & Restructuring, Stakeholder Management, Strategic Delivery, Working Capital Management
Advertising, Banking, Energy, Entertainment, Financial Services, Investment Management, Media & Film, Professional Services, Property, Public Sector, Real Estate, Retail, Technology, Telecommunications, Utilities, Wealth Management
Mike has worked in technology, finance & consulting with experience of investment & acquisition appraisal, complex investor & stakeholder management and direct regulatory liaison.
He specialises in partnering with investors, CEOs & their management teams to define business strategy & target operating models, developing meaningful MI & controls and leading change to deliver the business agenda.
Mike has led fund raising & change programmes of up to £10m with experience of solving a variety of organisational, resource & budgetary challenges to deliver multiple commercial, operational & IT projects.
Venture Capital & Technology
A VC investor required an independent rebuild & validation of an investee technology company’s business model prior to 2nd round funding and the sourcing of further strategic investment.
The investor & investee company CEO needed to validate the assumptions and completeness & accuracy of the company’s forecasts in the context of its commercial environment. They also wanted to identify the specific actions, owners & timelines to deliver the company’s strategy and the risks to its future growth.