David Holtham is passionate in helping businesses achieve their potential and chose a career in accounting and finance to get access to the broad range of skills needed in commerce. The experience gained from his 35 years working with companies of many sizes, across a variety of industries, has given David a strong commercial acumen in the development and management of companies.
David started out his career as an office assistant at a motor trader in the UK, while studying to get his ACCA professional accounting qualifications. Once qualified, he worked his way through the finance function into senior managerial roles; a path that has given him an in-depth and practical understanding of the role that great finance support can play in the success of a business.
For the last 18 years David has held CFO and senior executive roles in multinational companies through Australia and Asia including: China, India, Singapore, HK, Japan, Philippines, Thailand and South Korea. He is also an accredited organisational coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership. Industry experience includes: media and advertising, marketing and business services, events and merchandising, motor trade and publishing.
David’s Key Capabilities
- Business restructuring and turn-around
- System development and implementation
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Business forecasting
- Finance function development
- Leadership development
- Finance structuring
- Contract negotiation
- Bank, Tax, Legal, IT and Audit management