Paul Cook – Principal, London Central East
Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Pannell Kerr Forster in London in 1992 before moving to Sydney with Coopers and Lybrand where, as Audit Manager, he worked with a diverse selection of clients from manufacturing and food retailing to advertising and publishing.
On returning to the UK he began working in the media industry becoming Senior VP Finance of a rapidly growing international listed 250 company. Since leaving in 2001 he has been Finance Director for a number of SME level companies in the media and technology industries.
Paul’s skills encompass managing start-ups, business and strategic planning and forecasting and the raising of finance from bank, venture capital and private equity. Paul has also led an MBO project and had lead experience in corporate valuation, due diligence and acquisitions along with significant exposure to IT systems integration.