Robert Rabone – FD, West Midlands
Rob is an experienced Financial Director, Chartered Accountant (Coopers & Lybrand) and MBA (Manchester Business School), and has worked for a number of organisations, ranging from FTSE 250 Groups to Owner Managed SME’s. During his career Rob has worked primarily in the UK but also in Europe, North America, India and the Middle East. Rob’s expertise has been developed across a range of manufacturing companies, and more recently with a UK based, but internationally focused service provider.
Rob is based in South Staffordshire and has an extensive network of contacts across the West Midlands which he is aiming to utilise to assist with the further growth of the FD Centre throughout Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton and the wider West Midlands.
Rob has a particular interest in and knowledge of the Renewable Energy sector, in particular Solar energy, and is currently supporting a small UK based RE solutions provider on a part-time basis as it looks to expand across the UK and sub-Sahara Africa.
Away from work, and when not spending time with his wife and three teenage children, Rob enjoys keeping fit, and is a keen golfer having been a member of Shifnal golf club for 35 years. Rob is also an avid (and ever-optimistic!!) Derby County supporter.