Michael is a Portfolio Finance Director offering part-time finance director services and advice to owners and CEOs of small and medium-sized businesses.
Michael is an experienced Finance Director who has over 20 years experience in senior financial roles in both public and privately owned groups, mainly in the Media and Entertainment industries (Radio broadcasting, TV programme production, music recording, music publishing and book publishing). He also has experience of business services groups and leisure businesses.
He offers strategic financial advice and assistance to assist ambitious and growing businesses with his extensive experience. Michael’s skills include identifying and managing key business drivers through business understanding and KPI analysis, strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting and the implementation of business rationalisation and turnaround strategies. He possesses strong stakeholder communication skills developed from over 20 years of dealing with institutional investors, lending and investment banks, auditors, taxation and corporate legal advisors.
Michael has prepared a number of businesses for sale and successfully negotiated their subsequent disposal. He also has extensive experience in raising bank finance, corporate and business acquisitions, corporate valuations and due diligence.