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Commercial , Problem solver , Supportive

Self description

Male , 71

I have had a varied and successful business career. I was founder and managing director of three companies, two have been sold and I am now non-exec on the remaining. My experience covers a wide range of overall company activity including acquisitions, sales, marketing, HR, legal, financial etc.
But life has not been without its downs as well as ups – I was made redundant in the last recession – so I know how that rejection feels and the effort needed to get back on top. Prior to that, I was employed in the commercial property sector dealing with technical, agency, development and international matters.
I have been a counsellor with Childline and as a mentor with the Prince’s Trust.
And in amongst all the work activity, I have five children – so life is never dull! I love the breadth of work that they now encompass and with three of them living and working overseas, this allows me to follow another of my passions, to travel. Later on this year we are going on a trip to China with fr

Life experiences

Young entrepreneurs

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Life issues

Why mentor on horsesmouth?

It is what I do – help people wherever I can – in business or in life generally- so giving young and ‘not so young’ people both business and general support is as an extension of this philosophy. I have been lucky, but I have also worked with great people from whom I have learned and if I can pass on some of this experience, that is great. I can interact well with people and empathise with their problems. I have wide business and life experience to draw on.

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