Raymond is ACA qualified and an experienced hands-on finance and operations director with a strong track record of driving growth and transformational change in technology driven companies over more than 25 years. He has worked across multiple sectors including IT Hardware, services & platforms, software, fintech, internet media and digital publishing / content, professional services and consulting, construction services, outsourcing, advertising, sports and music rights management.
He has held a wide range of leadership roles within entrepreneurial led large and small businesses based here in the UK and overseas with turnovers from £2-30 million up to £300m+ where he led international finance operations at Apple, Siemens, McGraw-Hill and DST Systems. Raymond has led teams across mainland Uk/Europe, Asia and Australia including high growth emerging markets of India, China, South East Asia, Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe. He has also developed significant M&A expertise in fund raising, acquisitions, integration, restructuring, turnarounds, joint ventures and successful exits.