Michael has 22 years experience as a full-time FD, primarily in entrepreneurial and often owner-managed businesses and now 7 years as an FD Centre part-time FD in the north of England.
He has worked in a variety of sectors including public transport, mobile telecoms, parts distribution, mail order and most recently the sports and music industries.
Over his time as an FD he has provided support, guidance and a commercial sounding board to MD’s who need to concentrate on developing and not running their businesses. This has led to working through major change such as re-financing, outsourcing, relocation and consolidation. He has also worked extensively on the development of system and management information as well as the development of finance departments and staff. His work as a full-time and part-time FD has always been integrated into the commercial and operational development of the business and not just number-crunching!