Brian has undertaken many strategic consultancy assignments in both the public and private sectors. Such projects involve working closely with the senior management team to develop a clear strategic direction for the organisation and providing action plans to achieve effective implementation.
Brian has extensive experience of managing large-scale business growth programmes.
Some of the programmes run by Brian, which have involved numerous companies, a team of consultants and activities which have been spread over several months and in some cases, years are:
Setting up and running the Wales Relay Centre. This involved securing EU funding, achieving the backing and co-operation of organisations such as the CBI, the Universities, Local Authorities and the Welsh Development Agency
Project managing the WDA's Manufacturing Improvement Networks Programme
Programme Manager for the North West World Class Manufacturing Programme
Managing the Technology Transfer & Implementation Programme, an EU initiative funded by the WDA
Managing the WDA’s Innovation Benchmarking programme involving 70 Welsh based businesses. Managing the NWDA’s High Growth Programme – the UK’s largest regional high growth initiative
BA Economics and Financial Mgt