Gary is a proven senior executive who combines best practice financial management overlaid with a keen strategic focus. He has worked in startup, rapid business development and turnaround environments. His career has predominantly been in manufacturing, but he also has experience in data-centres, airline supplies, high-tech, professional services and not for profit. He has extensive international experience, having resided in UK and Hong Kong, with country, regional or global roles for multi-national organisations.
Gary is a Chartered Accountant Fellow and has an MBA from Henley Business School (UK). His last fulltime role was as CFO and director for a global shoe material manufacturer. There a comprehensive transformation project substantially improved company value and culminated in a successful exit for the investor. He was awarded the UK IFT International Turnaround in 2012 for this result. He enjoys distilling complex situations down to the key fundamentals, and leading cross-functional teams to resolve complex and unique challenges.
Gary’s key capabilities:
- Business turnaround
- Cashflow and working capital management
- Improving manufacturing profitability
- Mergers and acquisitions
- International tax
- Treasury and financing
- System implementation