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Work History




Responsible for Global Finance in UK, Australia and 10 other countries as well as ICT, Estates and Portfolio Office

Jan 2010Feb 2014

Finance Director

National Fostering Agency

Finance Director for Private Equity backed National Fostering Agency

Responsible for all Finance, IT and banking as well as Mergers and Acquisitions

Oct 2005Oct 2009

CFO of Recruitment Division

Cordant Group plc

Privately owned B2B national service business - recruitment, security and contract cleaning.

Feb 2007Dec 2008

Co Sec

Premiere Employment
Regional Generalist Recruitment Company - North West, Northern Ireland and Midlands
Sep 2006Dec 2008

Co Sec

Abacus Recruitment & Training UK
Regional Generalist Recruitment Company - Wales and South West
Apr 2006Dec 2008

Co Sec

PMP Recruitment
Jun 2007Dec 2008

Co Sec

Prime Time Recruitment
Multi sector , multi site recruitment business
Jul 1996Jun 2005

FFM committee member

Jan 2003Jun 2005

Group Finance Director

Reed Health Group
Fully-listed Health and Care Recruitment company
Oct 1989Dec 1997

Finance Director

interior services group plc
I was the first accountant at what was then Stanhope Interior Construction at its formation in 1989 becoming its first Finance Director in 1995, assisting in completing its MBO from Stanhope that year for which I was awarded the Accountancy Age Young Accountant of the Year prize
Aug 1986Oct 1989


Grant Thornton
Worked in Business Services Selected to be seconded as PA to President of the Insolvency Practitioners Associations Trained in the First Ever Group of Computer Auditors




Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

All First TIme Passes

Elected Committee member of the Faculty of Finance and Management for 9 yearsAccountancy Age Young Accountant of the Year 1995Sat on 3 other working parties


BA Hons

The University of Reading
Studies led by Professor Michael Bromwich


M&A Business transformation IT and systems integration


I am looking for a stimulating, creative role that builds on the foundations of my career so far allowing me to develop and use my skills, interests, creativity and experience to add value and enhance the organisation(s) I am associated with

Full time roles are my main focus though non-exec director roles and consultancy projects are also of interest


I am an active Christian and have an interest in Theology and Language

I love many sports including playing football, squash, swimming and running


Sep 2006Sep 2009

Non-Front Line Licence