Chris is a highly experienced, Welsh speaking, qualified accountant with over 20 years’ experience at senior management levels within practice, Public sector, SMEs and plc environments.
Having been FD of a highly respected Cardiff based Town Planning and Architectural practice; following their acquisition, Chris was appointed as Financial Controller for the Engineering business unit of an international multi-disciplinary consultancy. During his 12 years with this business, Chris was at various times FC for the Engineering, Project management, Town Planning and architectural business units.
He had significant success in bidding (and delivering forecast profit on UK and overseas projects) for new work, improving working capital position, challenging profit delivery on projects and has a proven track record of embedding robust financial governance across multiple sites.
A firm believer in maximising company performance by instilling financial confidence and understanding in non-financial managers to maximise their contribution.
Chris has considerable experience of managing change within organisations including accounting packages, change in financial processes and finance team structure.
Post-acquisition integration of businesses
Various accounting packages and report generation in excel