Nicholas Briggs, Principal – South East
Nicholas is a graduate engineer and Big Four trained chartered accountant who has over 20 years’ of wide-ranging experience as a senior financial executive, having served as both an executive and non-executive board member to PLCs and SMEs. His main experience is in the energy, manufacturing and engineering fields, but he has a broad knowledge base and has worked across a variety of industries. He has an extensive working knowledge of financial, legal and commercial operations, with specific expertise in strategy, financial management, mergers & acquisitions, debt & equity fundraising, commercial negotiations, change management, corporate governance and risk management.
Nicholas also has significant experience as a part-time finance director, and he has set up and run his own consultancy company, advising enterprises on the most effective way to achieve their strategic, financial and commercial goals. He also speaks fluent French.
Whilst logical, analytical and successful at driving change, Nicholas is also entrepreneurial and focused on value creation. He is an enthusiastic leader of people, able to recruit and build highly motivated teams. He is also an excellent communicator who develops effective relationships across an organisation, and he has established strong contacts with financial institutions, professional service providers, and other key stakeholders.