Management Committee

Ian Theobold

Director of PortfolioExec Ltd / IDAT ServicesLtd

Tel: 07525 900405

Email: ian@portfolioexec.com

A career of almost 30 yrs in RBSG. Undertaking a variety of roles building to MD of a subsidiary Mentor Services Ltd for 3 years. Developed this business, achieving significant growth, launching it into the Nat West brand. On leaving, the business had reached t/o £20M and staff almost 200.
I left in 2004 and moved back to NW and have held a number of positions. Interim MD business sales, some consultancy project work, interim MD of a business during its Administration.
Since 2007, I have concentrated on the Business Mentoring.
I like to help SME owners determine what they are actually in business to achieve, and then work with them on how to achieve those objectives.
In Mentoring, the chemistry with the SME business owners is critical. This means there must be an alignment of values. My core values are professionalism, integrity, and honesty.

Specialties: Business Mentor, Retail, Service, Coaching, Leadership Development, Portfolio Career, Strategic Advice, Business Planning, Business Growth, M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, Raising Finance, Funding, Equity, Investment, Facilitator, Exit Strategy, Practical Leadership, Management Tools, Management Skills, Non Exec, Advisor, Professional Networker.

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PortfolioExec Mgmnt Anita Shaw

Anita Shaw

Company Secretary of PortfolioExec Ltd / Owner of Spectrum Executive Business Services

Tel: 07807 597570

Email: anita@portfolioexec.com

Executive Assistant, Project and Events Manager, and a qualified Proofreader and Copywriter.

I provide secretarial, communications, project and events management services, including theatre and music events. I also provide research, writing and directing services for film, documentaries and theatre. I deliver drama and performance training, for both actors and non-actors, to develop confidence and break down self-imposed barriers when performing, presenting or undertaking public speaking.

 

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Rich Wilson

CAKE Advertising and Marketing Ltd

Tel: 07747 752188

Email: rich@cakeadv.co.uk

Rich started his 30+ year love affair with advertising as a media planner and buyer at McCann Erickson before moving into client service and marketing.

He spent over seven years at CAS in Manchester, where he rose to agency Associate Director in his role as Account Director then helped found London-based Rodgers & Rodgers running the northern office before setting up his own successful agency, which he headed for over 12 years. His clients have included market-leading brands you’d know, others you might never have heard of and many owner-managed businesses.

Rich has lectured at Leeds University Business School (LUBS) for MA in Marketing & Advertising for 10 years and is a trustee director of Manchester-based professional contemporary classical music ensemble, Psappha.

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Mark Bosworth

Bosworth Consultancy Ltd

Tel:07742 110018

Email: mark@bosworthconsultancy.com

I provide strategic commercialisation expertise, helping senior leaders and technically-led organisations to successfully innovate and align to existing and new markets and territories, to ensure optimum alignment between product and customer and helping organisations find a resonant and relevant Value Proposition.

This is delivered flexibly, both to provide tools and techniques to enhance the product development process, as well as developing leadership and team skills to create a faster and more effective route towards anticipating and responding to rapidly changing conditions in both domestic and international environments.

 

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Martyn Jones

Smart Business Transformation

Tel: 07760 392308

Email: martyn@smartbt.co.uk

A highly experienced Chair, Non-Executive Director, Independent Board Adviser and Mentor with a background in strategic direction, leadership, governance, change management and customer service.