• Profile picture of Paul Hooper-Keeley
    Paul Hooper-Keeley FCMA CGMA C.Dir FIoD C.Mgr MBA FInstLM MIIM FMAAT
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    Managing Director at Intervallum Limited (provider of Interim Finance Director services)

    A commercially focused Interim Chief Financial Officer/Group Finance Director with Private Equity, Turnaround, Restructuring & Refinancing, MBO/Sale, Acquisition & Disposal (and subsequent integration), Profitable Growth, Management & Statutory accounts preparation experience gained across numerous market sector businesses up to £300m turnover (both private & plc). A strong board member (for over 23 years) with a track record of successfully leading businesses through challenging environments and complex organisational changes. A strong reputation for cash management and EBITDA/cash flow conversion rates in excess of 100% with excellent communication skills with both external and internal stakeholders. 20+ years involvement with the CIMA Branch/Area Network within the West Midlands including 4 years as West Midlands Chairman, 6 years as Branch President and 4 years as a CIMA Mentor. Recently seconded to CIMA UK Board.   


  • Profile picture of Jeff Hudson
    Jeff Hudson MBA MRICS (lapsed) CMan FCMI CDir FIoD
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    President EMEA / Global Strategy at CECO Environmental Corp.
    Currently occupying a senior executive role with a NASDAQ quoted company I shall be leaving this employment in February 2016 to pursue the development of a non-executive portfolio along with SME business coaching and development opportunities with a particular focus on strategic alignment; process re-engineering; contract negotiation and management; corporate governance, business downsizing and change, stakeholder and risk management. Professionally trained as a Chartered Minerals Surveyor I left the coal industry in the early 90's to pursue my ambition of leading business and securing my first Managing Director role within five years. With a common thread of project management and contract negotiation my experience developed leading SME businesses across a wide range of industries including, nuclear, power construction and petrochemical. For the last 15 years i have occupied senior leadership roles in international businesses in the Power and Oil & Gas sectors, the last two years with responsibility for the EMEA region of NASDAQ quoted companies. In these positions I have influenced, developed and implemented corporate and company strategy and held membership of compliance, risk and disclosure committees. Managing Director of multiple SME s in the UK, Italy and Germany and director of a JV in India I have built, developed and mentored leadership teams to manage successful companies bidding, negotiating and delivering engineering projects to locations as diverse as Russia, China, SE Asia, Australia, South America, Europe and the US.

    Consultancy, Interim, Non-Executive Director
  • Profile picture of Steve Cappa
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    Solves Problems, Provides Solutions, Transforms People & Businesses|NED|Special Advisor|Mentor|Coach|Speaker|Cancer Survivor|Loves Food|Eternal Optimist
    UK & International Boards, Directors, Senior Executives & Teams come to me because I work with them to create solutions that result in game changing personal & business performance. I work with companies looking to make their businesses more profitable. I work with companies wanting to grow their businesses in the UK & Internationally. I work with businesses struggling with major complex projects. I assist companies in buying or selling businesses. I advise companies on exporting products & services into the African market. I provide 1-1 and 1-many mentoring & coaching to individuals & teams moving to senior roles or Director level or with ambitions to do so. While I am happy to operate in most sectors I mainly spend my time in UK & International Telecommunications, Technology, Infrastructure, Low Cost Housing, Defence & Education. I specialise in 6 main areas – Strategy creation & execution; Business Growth, Effectiveness & Development; Change & Transformation; Major Projects & Programmes; Funding; Executive Mentoring & Coaching. I am a professional Non-Executive Director & Interim Senior advisor with a background as a Chartered Director & Chartered Quantity Surveyor. I have a broad and in-depth understanding of running successful businesses (at CEO level) and complex projects (at Director Level) with an ability to get the best from a team through collaboration. These skills have been developed in a career in which I have started, bought, run, turned-round, closed & sold companies & projects for myself & others in 14 countries while developing a network of high-level international contacts. My goals are simple - to work with people and businesses that I like & to provide clients & colleagues with the best possible solution to their problems. The benefits are always Game Changing. If you have a challenge – the more unusual the better – let’s have a chat to see if we can sort it out together. Call me on 07976889668 or email steve-cappa@teqsolutions.com

  • Profile picture of Keith Cornell
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    Executive Chairman, EnOcean (Germany); Chairman, poLight (Norway)
    Keith brings 20 years of executive management, sales/marketing and corporate development experience in the international telecoms/technology/software market. Keith recently completed the successful turnaround and subsequent trade sale of Nanoradio (WiFi chips for mobile devices; Sweden) to Samsung. He currently serves as Chairman of poLight (micro-optic autofocus components for mobile device cameras; Norway). In 2010-11, Keith was SVP, International for Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR; US) and Senior Advisor to Vortal (e-commerce platform; Portugal and UK). Previous positions include: Interim CEO, Moravia; Director, MobiComp (sold to Microsoft in 2008); Chairman, End2End (sold to MACH in 2006); Director, Intellisync (NASDAQ: SYNC; purchased by Nokia in 2006); and CEO of Empower Interactive, a mobile messaging platform software company. He served as O2 President for European Operations, responsible for Viag Interkom, Telfort, Digifone and Manx; as well as Board member overseeing SFR and four other mobile operators. While at O2 he served as Interim CEO of O2 Germany (4M subscribers; Munich, Germany; €1.5B revenues; 4500 employees). Keith held the positions of VP International Operations for AirTouch and Director, Southern Europe, for Vodafone. There, he was a director on the Boards of Omnitel (5-10M subscribers; Italy), MobiFon (Romania), Europolitan (Sweden; publicly-traded) and Airtel (5-8M subscribers; Spain). He became an IoD Chartered Director in 2005 and held non-executive roles in the wireless industry: Amper (publicly-traded; telecoms/homeland security; Spain), MobiComp, Oplayo, End2End, Dot Net Solutions, Bluenowhere; Digital Rum, Intellisync, Celltick, Startrak and Cellglide. Prior to joining AirTouch, Keith was with consultants Marakon Associates in San Francisco, New York and London. He received his MBA from Carnegie-Mellon Tepper in 1980 and has a BS in engineering/economics from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. Keith lives in Maidenhead, UK.

  • Profile picture of Steve Burrows
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    Chartered Director, Chartered IT Professional. FRSA, FIoD, FBCS. Director / CIO / CTO / Programme Mgr seeking assignment
    Experienced director, interim and consultant in business and technology, including operations, business process, finance, product & systems development, project & programme management, turnaround, executive management, and business consulting. Leads development of strategy, products, systems and processes, change, transformation & remediation / turnaround. Has served as CIO, IT Director, Finance Director, Operations Director & Development Director, Programme Manager and Project Manager. Operated in businesses ranging from 30 – 120,000 employees including General Business, Utilities, Telecoms, IT Manufacturers and Management Consultancy. Fellow of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and a Chartered IT Professional. Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Director. Fellow of the RSA. Qualified PRINCE Project Manager. Certified ScrumMaster. Specialties: Leadership, developing vision, people, performance & change Corporate Governance for performance improvement Data exploitation & information engineering Commercial, technology & information strategy Aftermarket, Reverse Logistics & Field Service Customer Relationship Management & ERP Programme & project management & recovery Technology acquisition & investment advisory Supplier management & relationships Commercial & legal negotiation Business & process engineering All aspects of ICT