Paul Fowler, Principal – Thames Valley
Paul is a highly commercial and adaptable Financial Director with 30 years broad experience gained across several business sectors within a variety of company sizes and cultures.
His style is very down-to-earth with a simple results-driven focus.
After qualifying as a Management Accountant (ACMA), Paul combined his work with his passion for travel. He undertook several work-live assignments in Papua New Guinea, Uganda and The Netherlands, gaining experience within manufacturing and engineering sectors while working for Air Products, Booker-Tate and Kvaerner.
After completing an MBA at Erasmus School of Management, Rotterdam, Paul returned to London where he worked in financial and operational board-level roles within the branded clothing sector for Ben Sherman, Fenn Wright Manson and Nicole Farhi.
To compliment his love of an active outdoor lifestyle, Paul relocated to Poole in Dorset and took up the position of Managing Director with the surf-inspired clothing brand Animal. Paul still lives in Poole where he enjoys golf, walking, cycling and windsurfing together with working as a part-time FD to help and support small to medium sized businesses.
Key skills and experience; retail, ecommerce, strategy, cash flow, operations, growth, business turnaround, change management, international expansion, restructuring, licensing.