Mark Doughty – FD, East Midlands
Mark brings 15 years board experience to the FD Centre and over 20 years post qualification experience, gained working with a variety of small to medium enterprises.
A results-driven Financial Executive, he has a strong record of achievement as Financial Director of an owner- managed software company, delivering significant top and bottom line growth, acting as a trusted advisor to the owner and an integral member of the Executive Board.
His principles include adding value, delivering high quality information in an easily understood, well presented format, “no surprises” forecasting and driving towards agreed plans and targets.
Spending his time between finance teams and executive teams, he has acquired a strong combination of commercial, technical and strategic knowledge.
His areas of strength lie in business planning, profit improvement, cost reduction, financial reporting, forecasting and cash management.
Originally from York, he is a Certified Chartered Accountant and is a graduate of the University of Nottingham.
When relaxing, he can be found walking in the Peak District, spending quality family time and enjoying most sports.
Mark is looking forward to working with entrepreneurs to utilise his skills and experience to add value by providing both financial and strategic direction.