Colin is a CIMA qualified accountant and a member of the Institute of Directors who currently provides Finance Director support to organisations that do not need a permanent or full time Finance Director. Colin has had a varied finance career in companies ranging in size from FTSE100 to start-ups and sectors as diverse as healthcare, food and cosmetics. As well as senior finance roles in these companies, Colin has had extensive general management experience as well.
Colin is also a Mentor with Be the Business which provides support to SME business owners throughout the UK and is also currently studying for his ILM Level 7 qualification in Executive Coaching & Mentoring. Colin is a firm believer in empowering people to make a difference in the organisations in which they work.
Outside of finance, Colin is a keen traveller having been to all seven continents who believes in the mantra ‘take only photographs, leave only footprints’. He also loves to read books of all genres with over 2,500 books in the house. Time to read them is limited however with the arrival of a Labrador puppy in 2021 who loves to join in virtual meetings!
Colin is Chair of the WCVA Finance Committee.