• Profile picture of Jeff Hudson
    Jeff Hudson MBA MRICS (lapsed) CMan FCMI CDir FIoD

    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 Carol Bolger

    Chartered Director and Executive Coach
    A highly successful people leader with wide experience in banking, general management and business development. I have extensive knowledge of the SME market, delivering strategic business change and leading diverse teams to deliver superior results. Excellent interpersonal skills, with a broad network spanning many areas of Irish enterprise and Mentor to female-led SMEs. Chartered Director with a strong background in risk, compliance and governance with Audit Committee and Board experience. I am highly energetic with a passion for personal development and an accredited Executive Coach. Currently hold the following positions: - Member Advisory Panel, Alternatives Elect (www.alternativeselect.ie) - Board Member, Health and Safety Authority and Chair of Audit & Finance Committees - Board Member, Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital and Chair of Quality, Safety & Risk Committee - Member of Audit Committee, Department of Justice and Equality - Director of Institute of Banking and Chair of Audit & Finance Committees

  • Profile picture of David Furness

    Far East procurement and European logistics, specialising in screws & fixings
    Owner of Rapierstar Group of Companies, with 30 years experience in business development. Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors. Looking to build a non-executive portfolio to complement my executive roles. Expertise in forming strategies for business expansion and raising the necessary finance to support rapid growth. Strong management skills for controlling fast moving companies, introducing ISO 9001:2000, quality management system and Investors In People, training and development standard, customs (bonded) warehouses, developing a board and mentoring start-ups. Considerable experience negotiating with large commercial organisations and government bodies, as well as the SME sector. International experience includes establishing successful operations in the UK, Ireland and Germany, sourcing quality products from across the Far East and developing sales distribution channels throughout the UK, Ireland & also into mainland Europe. Purchased, developed and sold several large commercial premises and also multiple residential investment properties. Currently owner/manager of Star Business Park in Macclesfield, leasing eight high bay warehouse units and several modern office suites, totalling over 100,000 sq.ft.

    Non-Executive Director
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    David Doughty FRSA CDir FIoD FCIM FBCS CEng MIET

    Corporate Governance Expert, Chartered Director, Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Entrepreneur and Business Mentor
    Entrepreneurial sales and marketing specialist with strong strategic, analytical and commercial skills. Extensive executive and non-executive experience in small and medium enterprises in private and public sectors. Board level consultant to multi-national organisations. Significant experience working with NHS Leadership Development programmes at national and SHA level. Business Mentor MBTI Type ENTP Specialities: Sales and Marketing - particularly enterprise software. Social Media for personal and business branding Company start-ups - Fund-raising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Contracts. Product Development, Enterprise software development Leading, motivating and developing teams and individuals. Leadership Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning. Board Evaluation and Development Approved and Registered GrowthAccelerator Coach Certified Mentor at EQMentor Inc.

    Leadership Development