Taylor Purkis – Principal, West Country
Taylor has a demonstrable record for shaping strategy, developing organisations and delivering growth. Both as an FD and an MD, Taylor has orchestrated several successful turnarounds, inclusive of having engineered an exit for a PE fund from a business that was previously, highly distressed.
His experience; 10 years corporate and 8 years within SMEs, has been gained across various sectors, (manufacturing, FMCG, retail, business services, gaming, e-commerce and technology) with significant exposure to change management (acquisitions/disposals, mergers, reorganisations, ERP development and implementation). He is also accustomed to raising and securing finance for immediate term working capital requirements and for enabling SMEs to invest and realise growth expectations.
Outside of the UK, Taylor has lived and worked in 7 different countries covering South and North America and mainland Europe and has conducted business in numerous territories across the globe including having set up a commercial operation in China. He speaks Spanish and French.