Paul Lenton, Principal – London West
Paul is a portfolio Finance Director to a diverse range of medium sized businesses, offering part time financial advice to CEO’s, guiding finance to provide a first class service to the business, and mentoring improvements to finance teams.
Paul can offer strategic as well as financial assistance, to benefit all entrepreneurial aspects of growing a business, creating business plans, budgets, forecasts, and establishing banking, audit and legal relationships.
Paul has undertaken Finance roles mainly in the Media industry (Advertising, digital image licensing and rights sector,) Book publishing, TV production and Film. Prior to moving into Industry, Paul was an audit manager at PWC.
Paul’s skills encompass identifying and managing key business drivers through KPI analysis, strategic planning and forecasting, and implementation of business turnaround strategies. Paul has also prepared numerous businesses for trade sale or market transaction, and has lead experience in corporate valuation, due diligence and acquisitions. He has also negotiated the raising of bank finance, and has significant exposure to IT system selection, integration and development.
Paul completed his MBA at the University of Warwick Business School in 2009, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and has a degree in Management from Manchester University.