Stephen qualified as a Charted Accountant in 1995. His career has included senior roles in financial services, construction, business services and technology in companies ranging from start ups to FTSE 100 listed entities.
In the last 3 years, Stephen has been involved in a number of growth companies; assisting with the initial seed funding, subsequent funding rounds and having a leading role in guiding the businesses through the challenges of the initial growth cycles. He has also been involved in several roles demanding change and transformation management within organisations.
Having driven the agenda in many businesses, working closely with entrepreneurial CFOs, Stephen has extensive experience on a multi-discipline basis encompassing sales, operations, technology, human resources and legal disciplines as well as finance leadership.
He was one of the founding directors in a cloud based data capture technology company which developed a customer base the NHS, construction and facilities management companies. The business was exited to a U.S technology company in 2017.
With experience of raising debt and equity funds, debt for equity refinancing, acquisition and preparing businesses for sale, Stephen is part time finance director to organisations in a broad range of sectors, providing discipline and rigor to reporting and risk management as well as commercial support and input at an operational and strategic level to challenge and drive improvement.